Celebrating the Sacrament


Holy Cross Chapel is a beautiful setting for Catholic weddings . . . and our staff strive to erase distractions as you celebrate the sacrament of Holy Matrimony.  If you’re considering Terra Sancta for your wedding ceremony, rehearsal dinner, reception or more, please know – we’re here to help!

  1. Contact your parish priest before contacting us.
  2. Contact us – we’re happy to provide you with a tour of Holy Cross Chapel, as well as the rooms reserved for the bride and the groom.  We can also look at our calendar and get your date tentatively reserved.
  3. Complete the Wedding Reservation Request form – you’ll need to include marriage preparation information, so please ensure you’ve made contact with your parish priest first.  You’ll pay your $250 deposit with this form.
  4. Once we’ve received the okay to proceed from the pastor at Blessed Sacrament Church in Rapid City (we’re a chapel within their parish boundaries), we’ll let you know – and we can then lock in the date you’ve requested.  We’ll send you an agreement for signature.
  5. Approximately 4 weeks before the ceremony, your parish (or diocese) will need to send your marriage preparation packet to Blessed Sacrament Church.  They will review and confirm all is ready to go for your wedding!
  6. We’ll send an invoice about a week from the ceremony date – payment is due before the rehearsal.

Wedding Extras

As you begin planning for your wedding day, we offer additional services that can help reduce the pressure of planning, giving you more time to enjoy your guests and the beauty of the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony.

The basic package for weddings at Terra Sancta Retreat Center includes Holy Cross Chapel and two dressing rooms for the wedding party.  You’ll have a four-hour block of time on the day of the wedding and two hours complimentary use of the Chapel for the rehearsal.

We appreciate that every wedding party has specific needs, and we’re happy to work with you on lodging options, budget realities, meal options, facilities choices, decoration ideas, and more.

From the rehearsal dinner to an afternoon dessert reception, from lodging to a gift-opening brunch, we’re here to erase distractions and help you celebrate, spend time with family and friends, and begin your lifetime together in a place filled with the Holy Spirit.

Our New Lighting Kit

Ask us about our new lighting kit for SES Cafeteria!  For receptions of less than 150 guests, this school cafeteria can be completely transformed for your wedding celebration.  We also have lots of decorations to help complete the look you want for your reception!


2101 City Springs Road, Suite 300

Rapid City, SD 57702

8am-4pm Monday-Saturday

Extended hours & Sundays for events.


(605) 716-0925

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