Retreats Sponsored by St. Francis Retreat House

July 16-21, 2017:  “Icon Writing Retreat”


Presenter:  Jody Cole

The art of icon writing coincides with the art and practice of prayer.  Jody Cole has been leading these Icon Writing retreats here at St. Francis Retreat House for more than five years.  Participants will discover the creative power God shares with us as they prayerfully produce an icon to take home and share with their families.  Please register soon for this summer retreat.  Begins 4:00 PM Sunday/ ends 1:00 PM Friday

SOLD OUT , but you can sign up to be on a wait list. Click on register to join wait list.

Cost: $475.00               Deposit: $35.00 (non refundable) with registration     Register

October 6-8, 2017:  (Franciscan Retreat)  “Living Simply in the Spirit of Francis and Clare and Pope Francis””


During this annual Franciscan retreat weekend Sister Mary Flynn OSC will introduce us to the life and spirit of St. Clare of Assisi, foundress of the 2nd Order of Franciscans.  Her presentations will be followed by a reflection on the Secular Franciscan life given by Steve and Shirley Pucino OFS., members of our local fraternity.  Diane Rice and Jeannie Panella, members of SFRH retreat team, will lead us in a video format presentation that will show us some beautiful sights of Assisi where Francis and Clare lived in the early 13th century.  Everyone is invited to this weekend of prayer, presentation, discussion, and fraternal conversations.

Cost: $195.00                 Deposit:  $35.00 (non refundable) with registration  Register


 Monday Evening Mini Retreats

Monday Mini Retreat Programs begin with a meal in our dining room at 6:00 p.m. Following the meal, we meet in our main conference room for prayer and a presentation. There is time for discussion before the closing prayer at 9:00 p.m. Registration begins in the lobby at 5:15 p.m

The donation for these mini-retreats is $25.00 per person. *Please preregister at least 10 days before the program so that we can know how many meals to prepare and the number of hand-outs we need to print.                               More Info

May the Lord give you peace!
The Franciscans and the Retreat House Retreat Team.