Franciscan Renewal Center

St. Francis and the Casa Mission

The Franciscan Renewal Center friars and staff with our community embrace a vision and experience a benevolent loving God. All are welcome….Many are coming…..Jesus told Francis…Rebuild My Church…He began..the Franciscan Renewal Center continues this… St.Francis did…we at the… Read More

The Healing Garden

From the blog of Candace Porth thank you for allowing us to use your great writings about the Franciscan Renewal Center. The Healing Garden August 5, 2009, 4:26 pm Filed under: Greater Good, Phoenix, Photography | Tags: Global Community,… Read More

A Quiet Place

From the blog of Candace Porth thank you for allowing us to use your great writings about the Franciscan Renewal Center. A Quiet Place July 31, 2009, 12:01 am Filed under: Greater Good, Phoenix, Photography | Tags: Global Community,… Read More

Contemplative Practice

From the blog of Candace Porth thank you for allowing us to use your great writings about the Franciscan Renewal Center. Contemplative Practice September 28, 2010, 6:00 pm Filed under: Greater Good, Photography | Tags: Learning, Photography, Religion, Scottsdale… Read More

We Don’t Own The Results, God Does

Last week I shared with you our first value about relationship and its meaning to staff and volunteers. If you missed it, we have it available on our website at www.thecasa.org.  Today, I will offer some insight about… Read More

Casa Grounds for Solidarity

Casa Grounds for Solidarity is one of the newest projects of the Faith In Action Ministries at the Franciscan Renewal Center. Solidarity is at the heart of this effort.  Solidarity is living out the gospel mandate to love… Read More

A Message From The Director

Did you know…that despite the economy, there are currently jobs in such fields as health care in Maricopa County that are unfilled due to a skilled-labor shortage? Valley Interfaith Project (VIP) has created the Arizona Career Pathways Initiative,… Read More

Spiritual Direction

We are created to know God not by the power of our minds but by the love in our heart, and such that God could find a home in our heart.  Gospel teaching provides a framework for integrating… Read More

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    Saturday at 5:00 pm
    Sunday at 7:30 am, 9:15 am, 11:00 am & 7:00 pm
    Weekdays at 7:00 am

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  • Daily Mass

    Monday – Saturday at 7:00 am

  • Location

    5802 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85253
    480.948.7460

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  • What We Do

    Join us for a one-hour overview of the mission and vision of the Franciscan Renewal Center to personally experience the good work first hand.

    1st Thursdays at 11:00 am
    3rd Thursdays at 6:00 pm

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  • Where to Start

    More than 300 opportunities for spiritual and intellectual growth outside of Mass exist at the Casa. Search our Calendar [link to RM Portal] and learn about program types below.

  • Upcoming Orientations

    Volunteer orientations currently are offered on an individual basis.

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    Informational Brochure [PDF]
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  • Get Involved

    What will it take to end poverty? What does St. Francis’ legacy mean today? Do you know there has to be a better way, but don’t know where to begin? Start right here!

  • Make an Appointment

    Call 480.948.7460, ext. 133
    Individual sessions by appointment are generally available mornings, afternoons and evenings, Monday through Friday. We kindly request 24-hour notice if you are unable to keep an appointment.