Franciscan Renewal Center

Keeping the Good Work Alive

The Casa has been an important part of my life since 1976 when my wife, Judy, and I were married here. Judy loved the Casa since she came for counseling in 1971 during a very difficult period. She… Read More

Charitable Contributions

We have appreciated the gift of several Required Minimum Distributions (RMD) from our community. At 70 ½, one must start pulling money out of the IRA, workplace 401(k), or similar type retirement accounts or face consequences. There are… Read More

Family Faith Activities – October 14 – The Twenty-eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time

REFLECTION: What must I do to inherit eternal life?Jesus makes two requirements of the wealthy man who approaches Him. First, he must give up his possessions. Does this mean give up everything, or to hold our possessions loosely,… Read More

Generations of Belonging – Part II

“Feeling like I belong here” is a common statement I’ve heard from hundreds of people after they have discovered the Casa. A friend invites them to a Discover the Vision or they are introduced to me after Mass,… Read More

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