The Franciscan Spirituality Center is a sacred place of peace and hospitality for those seeking spiritual renewal, personal and professional growth, healing, transformation and deeper self-awareness. We are dedicated to supporting anyone in their search for God, meaning and wholeness. We invite you to explore our many offerings: individual and group compassionate listening, daylong programs, guided and preached retreats, mind-body-spirit classes, opportunities for creative expression, meeting room space for organizations, hermitage stays, and an innovative training program for spiritual directors. Staff is also available for off-site workshops, presentations and programs. Come as you are. Everyone is welcome. Peace and all good!

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    Mindfulness Practices for Stress Reduction: The Retreat

    Slow down and reconnect with what is most important in your life during this August 26-27 retreat with Greg Lovell. Whether you've attended Greg's recent series at the FSC or are completely new to mindfulness practices, you will learn and experience much! All are welcome.

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    The Soul’s Story: Writing Through the Ego’s Chatter

    Theresa Washburn leads this playful and contemplative retreat for new and seasoned writers, August 12-14.

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    Journey Toward Wholeness

    SPIRITUALITY FOR YOUR WHOLE LIFE: Ready to jump-start your spiritual life? Join our Journey Toward Wholeness one-year program for men and women. Deadline to apply is August 15.

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    Sacred Spaces/Artful Living: Water and Inner Wisdom

    August 19-20: Guided journaling, simple artistic practices and silent time in nature will be your tools for accessing your authentic self during this retreat led by Jan Wellik and Deb Hansen.

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    Courage to Live: Healing from Grief

    Anyone in need of a safe space to learn healing skills and share their experience of grief and loss is invited to this new retreat October 28-29.

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    At the Center newsletter - July/August 2016

    IN THIS ISSUE: Enneagram training with Jerry Wagner, writing workshop with Theresa Washburn, yoga retreat with Heather Henry, iconography retreat, Labyrinth Walk for Peace, Mindfulness Practices for Stress Reduction retreat, nature journaling and more!

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    Labyrinth Walk for Peace

    All are welcome to join us August 10 as we walk the FSC’s indoor labyrinth in reflection and prayer for personal, communal and world peace.

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    The Soul of a Pilgrim: A Walking Retreat

    Challenge yourself physically and connect to God outdoors through this walking pilgrimage, September 16-18.

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    Icon Writing: Jonah and the Whale

    PLAN AHEAD FOR NEXT SUMMER: Learn the sacred art of Byzantine iconography under the expert guidance of Phil Zimmerman. Registration is open for our July 2017 retreat. We'll be painting Jonah and the Whale.

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    Icon Writing: The Holy Face

    SPRING RETREAT: Registration is now open for our May 2017 iconography retreat led by Phil Zimmerman. All levels of painters are invited to participate!

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Upcoming Programs & Retreats

Depressed Anonymous
July 25, 2016 5:30 pm
Depressed Anonymous is a 12-step group where people dealing with depression can generate positive... Location: Franciscan Spirituality Center
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Depressed Anonymous
August 1, 2016 5:30 pm
Depressed Anonymous is a 12-step group where people dealing with depression can generate positive... Location: Franciscan Spirituality Center
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