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Upcoming opportunities from the Franciscan Federation and its members

A Day of Quiet Renewal

The Oldenburg Franciscan Center 22143 Main Street, Oldenburg, IN, United States

Experience a day of renewal and relaxation. Take time out of your busy schedule to spend some quiet time on the grounds of the Sisters of St. Francis. Explore our library, grab a comfy chair, read, journal, or just gaze out the window. Experience Spiritual Direction with a Sister.  Spend time to center and renew… Continue Reading A Day of Quiet Renewal

$20

Conversations on All Things Jungian: Caring for the Soul

The Oldenburg Franciscan Center 22143 Main Street, Oldenburg, IN, United States

Join Jungian Analyst and Clinical Psychologists, S. Olga Wittekind, PhD & Claire Sherman, PhD, as they discuss Jungian topics in our new Friday Jungian Series, “Caring for the Soul.” They have put together a wonderful collection of Jungian topics to explore, such as: wholeness & spirituality, archetypes, relationships, dream interpretation, fairy tales & myths, active… Continue Reading Conversations on All Things Jungian: Caring for the Soul

$15

The Power of Silence: June Silent Directed Retreat at Prairiewoods (in person)

Perhaps you’ve participated for years in Prairiewoods’ Silent Directed Retreats. Or maybe you have seen these advertised and considered scheduling one for yourself, but aren’t sure what a Silent Directed Retreat is. If you’ve participated in a Silent Directed Retreat, we welcome you back. If you’ve never participated in a retreat like this, we invite… Continue Reading The Power of Silence: June Silent Directed Retreat at Prairiewoods (in person)

$525

June Virtual Listening & Learning Session

In 2024 the Franciscan Federation is engaging in A Year of Listening & Learning to offer members the opportunity to voice their aspirations and desires for the Federation. As the Transformation Process comes to completion, the National Board and Staff view the input of our members as vital to the ongoing growth and development of the Federation. In addition, hear… Continue Reading June Virtual Listening & Learning Session

$50

Earth Blessings: Reweaving Connections to Kith & Kin Retreat at Prairiewoods (in person)

“Dare we pick up the pieces of our heart as it is broken open time and again and reshape those bits into a greater capacity to hold more—more suffering, more love, more grief, and more joy. More of the rich hues and deeply textured fabric of a life lived fully,” writes Leah Rampy in Earth… Continue Reading Earth Blessings: Reweaving Connections to Kith & Kin Retreat at Prairiewoods (in person)

$180 – $250

The Power of Silence: July Silent Directed Retreat at Prairiewoods (in person)

Perhaps you’ve participated for years in Prairiewoods’ Silent Directed Retreats. Or maybe you have seen these advertised and considered scheduling one for yourself, but aren’t sure what a Silent Directed Retreat is. If you’ve participated in a Silent Directed Retreat, we welcome you back. If you’ve never participated in a retreat like this, we invite… Continue Reading The Power of Silence: July Silent Directed Retreat at Prairiewoods (in person)

$525

Active Hope for a Troubled World Retreat at Prairiewoods (in person)

Whether you're troubled about the state of the world or are struggling with personal challenges, you'll find a safe and sacred place in this retreat to honor your feelings and discover that you are not alone. Working with the transformative power of The Work That Reconnects process, you will be embraced in a compassionate experience… Continue Reading Active Hope for a Troubled World Retreat at Prairiewoods (in person)

$180 – $255

Wisconsin Listening & Learning Session

In 2024 the Franciscan Federation is engaging in A Year of Listening & Learning to offer members the opportunity to voice their aspirations and desires for the Federation. As the Transformation Process comes to completion, the National Board and Staff view the input of our members as vital to the ongoing growth and development of the Federation. In addition, hear… Continue Reading Wisconsin Listening & Learning Session

$125

Core Values of Sts. Francis and Clare: An 8-Day Dual-Track Silent Retreat

This Silent Centering Prayer (Intensive/Post Intensive) Retreat provides an opportunity to deepen your established Centering Prayer practice in an atmosphere of silence and community, away from the busyness of daily life, with a focus on Franciscan values. It will allow your mind, body, and spirit to surrender to God’s presence and action. Before attending the… Continue Reading Core Values of Sts. Francis and Clare: An 8-Day Dual-Track Silent Retreat

$900

October Virtual Listening & Learning Session

In 2024 the Franciscan Federation is engaging in A Year of Listening & Learning to offer members the opportunity to voice their aspirations and desires for the Federation. As the Transformation Process comes to completion, the National Board and Staff view the input of our members as vital to the ongoing growth and development of the Federation. In addition, hear… Continue Reading October Virtual Listening & Learning Session

$50