Franciscan Spirituality Center: Dedicated to Anyone Seeking Wholeness
Franciscan Spirituality Center: Dedicated to Anyone Seeking Wholeness

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!


Into the Heart of the Word

If you enjoy the written word, this July 18-21 retreat with Theresa Washburn is for you. We'll go deeply into the heart of words that heal and writing that transforms us.

Icon Writing: Christ the Teacher

Master iconographer Phil Zimmerman will lead you step-by-step through the painting of this icon of Christ during our July 5-11 retreat. No painting experience needed, and all supplies included. Each day includes prayer and meditation, as well as the history of Russian and Byzantine iconography. All faith traditions are welcome!
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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?

Grace From Within

Whether you are beginning a yoga practice or deepening one, enjoy merging mind, body and spirit through this glorious heart-centered retreat June 5-7 with Heather Henry.

Transitions: Challenges and Opportunities

We know change is constant, but it can be scary. It also can be a new beginning. Join Carl Koch and Joyce Heil as they explore the challenges and opportunities of life's transitions August 28-30.

At The Center Newsletter - May/June 2015

Inside this issue: icon writing, Richard Rohr webinar, canvas painting event, yoga retreat, In the Heart of Compassion retreat, silent directed retreat, writing retreat, The Gift of Birth retreat and so much more!

Silent Directed Retreat

Give yourself the gift of rest, reflection and solitude during this June 26-July 1 silent retreat. Enjoy a safe, peaceful environment with opportunities for prayer and daily spiritual direction.

Mindfulness Practices for Stress Reduction

Treat yourself to a day of peace, renewal and reflection as we explore practices for mindful stress reduction and relaxation on Saturday, August 22.

Seeking the Holy Spirit in Your Birthing

This special July 31-August 2 retreat is designed to give expectant mothers a spiritual "tool kit" to bring to their birth experience and help them see that giving birth is a privileged opportunity to grow closer to God.

In the Heart of Compassion

Through the eyes of mystics and scripture, we will ponder the call of compassion within ourselves and the world during this June 8-12 retreat with Janet Mallak, SSND.
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Upcoming Programs & Retreats

Centering Prayer
May 26, 2015 5:30 pm
Centering Prayer is a Christian prayer of silence, in which we consent to the presence and action... Location: Franciscan Spirituality Center
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Sip & Paint: Angels Among Us
May 28, 2015 6:00 pm
This event is full. If you'd like to be placed on a waiting list, please call 608-791-5295.... Location: Franciscan Spirituality Center
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