Celebrating 30 years! Every donation made before
January 31 receives a special thank-you gift.
The Franciscan Spirituality Center is a sacred place of simplicity and hospitality for those seeking spiritual renewal, healing and deeper self-awareness. We welcome people of all faiths to come to learn and experience Franciscan spirituality by discovering God in all creation. We offer individual and group spiritual direction, program and retreat offerings, meeting room space for organizations interested in overnight or daylong conferences or retreats and compassionate listening. Come, reflect in peace or visit with others. Everyone is welcome. Peace and all good!
2015 Retreats: Come Away with Me to a Quiet Place
It's not too early to start planning your retreat. This year's offerings include two iconography retreats, a writing retreat, a dreams retreat for spiritual directors, a silent retreat, a yoga retreat, plus others on compassion, transitions, and St. Francis and the Universe Story.
Serenity Retreat: Finding Joy
Gain an understanding of true happiness as it relates to the work of the 12 steps. We'll hear experiences of joy rising out of challenges during this February 20-21 retreat for those recovering from alcoholism or chemical dependency.
At The Center Newsletter - January/February 2015
Inside this issue: Celebration of Married Life, Lenten Gospels, Soup, Story & Slam, Honoring your Intuition, Leading Like Francis, Serenity Retreat and so much more!
Imago Dei Women's Group
Conversation and support for female survivors of sexual abuse and assault. We meet again 7-8:30 p.m. January 21. Freewill offering accepted.
Celebrating 30 Years
For the past three decades, we've been dedicated to helping people from all walks of life and faith backgrounds in their search for God, meaning and wholeness. Won't you join us in making the next 30 years just as exciting?
Join us for this important topic as we move closer to the Lenten season. What is forgiveness, and what is it not? How do we forgive when it seems impossible? Presented by Audrey Quanrud, FSC director. on Saturday, February 7. Please register by January 26.
Are you in need of friendship, support and healing for the wounds of separation and divorce? The next gathering is February 19, and the topic is: "How do I help my children through this?"
Celebration of Married Life
Loving Through Thick and Thin: Come renew your romance with food for thought and for the body. Listen to stories of hope and inspiration with special guests Mark and Irene Mehlos, renew your vows and enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner. Limited spaces available; register by January 30.
Deepening Spiritual Presence with the Enneagram
Join us for this interactive and transformational retreat with certified Enneagram teacher Leslie Hershberger on March 27-28. Perfect for anyone seeking a deeper connection to the divine and more compassion and understanding for self and others.
Save the Date: Annual Conference
Mark your calendars now for our 30th Anniversary Annual Conference "Living Your Life as Spiritual Practice" with keynote speaker Thomas Ryan, CSP, on May 1-2.
Additional presenters: April Ulring Larson, John McHugh and Tom Roberts.