Franciscan Renewal Center

Baptism—Rites and “Rights”

We are all aware of our rights as citizens, but did you know that you have baptismal rights as well? Every baptized Catholic is entitled to be educated in the faith, be prepared for sacraments and to respond… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Wednesday, August 31, 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

Daily Prayer Break: Tuesday, August 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 in, invite God in — His love, His goodness… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Monday, August 29, 2016 (Memorial of the Passion 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, invite God in — His love, His goodness… Read More

Simple Thoughts: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

This weekend we are challenged with a call to humility. ~ Humility can often be a difficult concept to really understand and incorporate into our own lives. People often associate humility with some kind of self-pity, or degrading… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Saturday, August 27, 2016 (Memorial of Saint Monica)

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, August 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… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Thursday, August 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… Read More

It’s Just… Faith (Understanding that Mercy Changes Everything)

It’s Just… Faith Understanding that Mercy Changes Everything* “God’s mercy can make even the driest land become a garden, can restore life to dry bones (cf. Ez 37:1-14). … Let us be renewed by God’s mercy, let us… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 (Feast of Saint Bartholomew, 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, repeat the prayer, “Jesus I trust in You.”… 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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    Volunteer orientations currently are offered on an individual basis.

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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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