Franciscan Renewal Center

Daily Prayer Break: Monday, February 29, 2016

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: 3rd Sunday of Lent

“The love of God has been poured out into our hearts.” ~ These words from the second reading are a great frame for the rest of the Scriptures today. God pours His love upon the Israelites in the… Read More

Let the scrutinies begin!

The third week of Lent is special for the Elect preparing to come into the Church at Easter. This Sunday begins the first of three scrutinies. According to the Book of the Rites, “the scrutinies are rites for… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Saturday, February 27, 2016

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, February 26, 2016

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

Winter residents gather for feast, fellowship and fundraising

Many of our Winter Resident Franciscans say the Casa is their spiritual home away from home. They help drive our mission and support our vision for the future. When some expressed disappointment about missing the Casa’s annual fall… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Thursday, February 25, 2016

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, February 24, 2016

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

Daily Prayer Break: Tuesday, February 23, 2016

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

Engage and Inspire

“Our Sustainable Funding Initiative is based on a philosophy to engage and inspire our community as we move into the future. In return, they engage and inspire us. I am humbled by the generosity with which they share… Read More

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