Supporting the Cloisters
Ensure the Future
Your generous financial support — in whatever amount — is essential.
The Cloisters on the Platte is supported entirely by private donations. We receive no financial support from any religious institution or governmental entity.
In 2019, the cost of operating the retreat facility was $3,946,353. Eliminating some one-time start-up costs, operation costs are estimated to be about $3 million annually. In 2019, people who attended a retreat at The Cloisters on the Platte or visited the Stations of the Cross donated $1,706,353.
In 2020, The Cloisters on the Platte was only able to host 18 retreats due to the pandemic. Upkeep and maintenance still needed to be done and operating costs of $2,204,518 were incurred. The Cloisters on the Platte received $623,992.22 in donations in 2020.
The Cloisters on the Platte and Stations of the Cross were constructed as a gift to the community from the Foundation’s Chairman, Joe Ricketts. Sustaining both will require generous contributions from the community of people who wish to preserve this truly unique experience.
Benefits for all 2021 Memberships
- Unlimited visits to walk the Stations of the Cross.
- 10% gift store discount. This does not apply to online gift store purchases. Some exclusions may apply.
- Complimentary Stations of the Cross Prayer booklet with photos of the statues.
- 24-hour early bird notice to all events hosted by the Cloisters on the Platte.
2021 Patron Supporter Levels
$60 Individual: Benefits for one listed member.
$100 Couple: Benefits for two listed members; or one listed member and one guest.
$130 Family: Benefits for two listed members; or one listed member and one guest. Also includes six children (ages 1 – 18)
Patron Supporter benefits are non-refundable and non-transferable. As a 2021 patron, you will be asked to present your active Patron Supporter Card and a valid I.D. 2021 Patron Supporter Cards expire 12/31/2021.
Giving is its own Reward
If you’d prefer, you may also send tax deductible checks to the Cloisters on the Platte at the following address:23332 Fishery Road
Gretna, NE 68028
Three days of silence,
a lifetime of transformation
Experience a weekend at
The Cloisters on the Platte.