Franciscan Renewal Center

A chance encounter, a healing touch  

At the Casa, we’ve always been big on the “peace” part of the Mass. Reaching out from front to back and blessing all within reach with a “Peace be to you” handshake and sometimes a hug. And we… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Tuesday, June 30, 2015

We invite you to take 3 minutes in prayer with us. Pause, Read, Reflect… Pause: Take a moment to center yourself. Focus on your breath. As you breathe in, invite God in — His love, His goodness —… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Monday, June 29, 2015 (Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles)

We invite you to take 3 minutes in prayer with us. Pause, Read, Reflect… Pause: Take a moment to center yourself. Focus on your breath. As you breathe in, invite God in — His love, His goodness and… Read More

Simple Thoughts: 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

“God formed [us] to be imperishable; the image of His own nature He made [us].” ~ Over the last few weeks, our readings have been revealing to us God’s care and providence. Two weeks ago we were challenged… Read More

The Healing Touch of Christ

“Ouch! Mommy I need a bandage!” All of us have been in need of healing at some point in our lives, whether from physical maladies or emotional trauma. In today’s Gospel, Jairus approaches Jesus with great faith, asking… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Saturday, June 27, 2015

We invite you to take 3 minutes in prayer with us. Pause, Read, Reflect…  Pause: Take a moment to center yourself. Focus on your breath. As you breathe, call to mind the challenges of the past week —… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Friday, June 26, 2015

We invite you to take 3 minutes in prayer with us. Pause, Read, Reflect… Pause: Take a moment to center yourself. Focus on your breath. As you breathe in, recount one by one the good things of the… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Thursday, June 25 2015

We invite you to take 3 minutes in prayer with us. Pause, Read, Reflect…  Pause: Take a moment to center yourself. Focus on your breath. As you breathe in, invite God in — His love, His goodness and… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 (The Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist)

We invite you to take 3 minutes in prayer with us. Pause, Read, Reflect… Pause: Take a moment to center yourself. Focus on your breath. As you breathe in, repeat the prayer, “Jesus I trust in You.” Allow… Read More

Serving others through Franciscan values

Rachel came to the Casa looking for a spiritual home and found a community that embraced her values. Through RCIA, she was drawn deeper into a spiritual relationship with the Franciscan way of life. Her life-long passion for the… Read More

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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.

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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.

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    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!

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