Franciscan Renewal Center

Simple Thoughts: 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time  

Our God is truly enough! ~ Once again, our readings challenge us to look at our priorities. We can start by asking ourselves, “what is treasure?” Do we consider treasure to be money, riches, power, fame, fortune, pleasure,… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Saturday, July 30, 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, July 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, recount one by one the good things of… Read More

Men in Spirit

Did you know there is a men’s group which meets the first Saturday of every month? They go to Mass, breakfast and then meet. It is a time of sharing and, needless to say, everything is kept confidential…. Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Thursday, July 28, 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

Daily Prayer Break: Wednesday, July 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 in, repeat the prayer, “Jesus I trust in You.”… Read More

A New Friendly Face at the Front Desk

I first heard about the Casa when the Arizona Republic published an article about retreats and workshops for military veterans.  I was very interested in knowing more about a community that would provide a restful environment for people… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 (Memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary)

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, July 25, 2016 (Feast of Saint James, Apostle)

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

Simple Thoughts: 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time  

Persistence is a call to connection. Our readings today frame persistence as a way to become closer to our God. “Ask and you will receive; seek and you will find.” God wants us to seek Him out, to… Read More

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