The Villa Maria on Lake Springfield

The perfect venue for your nextretreatmeetingcelebrationpicnictrainingbaby showerreunionanniversaryoutingwedding showergraduation!

The Villa Maria Catholic LIfe Center exists to serve the people of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield in Illinois, its Bishop, parishes, offices, organizations and institutions. Villa Maria provides a setting for retreats, ministry and faith formation, meetings and workshops to further the evangelical call to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ in our time and place.

Villa Maria also offers hospitality to other faith communities as well as civic, educational and governmental agencies, professional societies and other not-for-profit organizations.

The Villa Maria extends a special invitation to all members of the parishes of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois to consider the Villa for their important family gatherings and celebrations.

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