Welcome to the website of Christ the King Passionist Retreat Center. Here we hope you will discover and begin to explore this sacred place in Citrus Heights, California. Since 1950 the Passionists and Christ the King Team have sponsored retreats, days of prayer and other spiritual programs to enable all those who are seeking a deeper relationship with God to experience His presence in the peace, beauty and wonder in this remarkable place.

It is a hidden jewel nestled in the center of Citrus Heights providing that place of quiet where people can slow down, forget the busyness of their day-to-day, and connect with the divine.


What is a Retreat?

A retreat is simply time away to be with the Lord. It is a deliberate movement into sacred space and sacred time, to BE rather than to do, to quiet down and rest our bodies, minds and souls. Retreat is YOUR time to focus on your relationship with God. Through conferences, prayer and solitude, we invite you to reflect more deeply on what God is doing in your life right now.

The retreat is conducted by the Retreat Team and includes both scheduled conferences and gatherings for prayer and Eucharist, along with personal time for rest and reflection. There is also the opportunity to celebrate the sacrament of reconciliation and to meet with one of the retreat leaders, for those who wish. There will be times for silence and times for conversations. The retreat is primarily an experience for the individual that is shared in the company of others who desire to grow in their faith.

Our Highlights

Our Highlights



Christ the King welcomes religious and non-profit groups, Diocesan organizations, churches, universities, schools, youth organizations and other groups that are in keeping with our mission, to host their own program at our facility.



There are many ways to give. At Christ the King we are grateful to be able to offer our retreats to everyone, regardless of their ability to pay, but we can only do that with the help of our many volunteers and benefactors.

Fatima Shrine

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Contact Us


6520 Van Maren Lane
Citrus Heights, CA 95621

Office Hours

M-F: 9 AM – 5 PM
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

Contact Numbers

Phone: 916-725-4720
Fax: 916-725-4812
Email: christtheking@passionist.org

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