Being Heartened by Hope … and … Climbing in the Tree of Life

Assisi Heights 1001 14 Street NW, Rochester, MN

TWO ZOOM Retreats - Sign up for both ($180) or for either one ($90 each) Part 1: Thursday, May 19 (6:30 pm) - Sunday, May 22, 2022 (12:00 pm) Being Heartened by Hope through the Witness of those who Embraced their Sufferings Presenter: Sister Michaela Hedican, OSB, Director of Oblates,  Spiritual Director, Retreat Minister Scripture [...]


COSMIC COMMON GOOD (Presented in Two Parts – By ZOOM – June 14-June 19, 2022)

Assisi Heights 1001 14 Street NW, Rochester, MN

'It is our humble conviction that the divine and human meet ... in the seamless garment of God's creation.' Pope Francis This retreat will explore the world as a 'sacrament of communion' from the perspective of personal and planetary healing. The retreat is divided into two parts: Part 1: Sister Marya Grathwohl, OSF (Sisters of [...]


A Day of Quiet Renewal – Friday, June 17, 2022 – Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg, IN

Oldenburg Franciscan Center 22143 Main St, Oldenburg, IN

9 AM - 4 PM 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 Saint Francis. Explore our library, grab a comfy chair and read, journal or just gaze out the window. Experience Spiritual Direction with a Sister. [...]

Women’s Summer Retreat: Creating Our Lives with Our Weaver God

Portiuncula Center for Prayer 9263 West St. Francis Rd., Frankfort, IL

This retreat allows you to experience in wonder the creative presence of God while providing the opportunity to learn the art of basket-making in a reflective way using a simple technique, weaving. Presentations will include prayer, reflection, activities, and sharing. Wednesday, June 22, 2022. All times are Central Daylight Time. Registration begins at 3:30. Dinner [...]

2022 Summer Continuing Education: St. Francis of Assisi: Writing and Charism

Zoom Online

Discover St. Francis of Assisi's remarkable collection of writings, ranging from meditations on the words of Christ to norms for organizing life in a small community. Registration closes on Friday, June 24, 2022 CLICK TO REGISTER ONLINE CLASSES by Dr. William Short, OFM The course is delivered online via Zoom From July 5-8, 2022 Tue [...]


Introduction to the Life and Spirituality of Angela of Foligno

Online - Zoom

Sisters and Companions, the Franciscan Federation Region 6 is inviting you to a special presentation on Angela of Foligno, 3rd Order Franciscan with Sister Diane Tomkinson, OSF. When: Saturday, July 9, at 10:00 AM PDT / 1:00 PM EDT RSVP: Please reserve your spot on at this link: Please note: Event time [...]

Summer Retreat: Compassionate Living

Portiuncula Center for Prayer 9263 West St. Francis Rd., Frankfort, IL

During this guided retreat, participants reflect on the depths and layers of compassion as inspired by Joyce’s award-winning book Boundless Compassion, and her video presentations. Topics include Compassion as a Way of Life, Compassion to Self, and Compassion related to Suffering, and Creation. Dates/Times: Sunday, July 10 5:30 p.m. (Dinner) to Friday, July 15 Noon [...]

July Silent Directed Retreat at Prairiewoods

Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center 120 East Boyson Raod, Hiawatha, IA

Join us for a week of sacred space, silence, solitude, rest and prayer. Steeped in the love of all of creation on 70 acres of prairie and woodland, deepen awareness of life’s gifts; restore balance; live in the moment; and nurture relationships with Creator, Earth, self and others. Each day affords opportunities for healthy meals, [...]

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