Casa Meetings

Peace, Renewal & Good for Groups

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Enjoy our latest newsletter, Casa Meetings, filled with details about this property and the organizations that find  connectedness here.

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Indra Tilgass-Rodney
Director of Meetings & Conferences
480.948.7460, ext. 164
Indra@thecasa.org

Kathi Sekara
Meetings & Conferences Coordinator
480.948.7460, ext. 188
Kathi@thecasa.org

Kimberly Coffel
Meetings & Conferences Coordinator
480.948.7460, ext. 149
Kimberly@thecasa.org

*Special Notice* While Phoenix has experienced very few instances of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we at the Franciscan Renewal Center take the safety of our guests and employees very seriously. We are taking the following precautions and measures to keep our campus and facilities disinfected during this current world health event. Our Facilities, Housekeeping and Kitchen staffs are vigilantly cleaning all touch surfaces with a QUAT (quaternary ammonium chloride compounds) disinfectant, which is low in toxicity and corrosivity and used by many hospitals.

  • Facilities is cleaning all tables, chairs, podiums, laptops, remote controls, touch screens and door/window handles and other touched surfaces each time they setup or clean up a conference room.
  • Housekeeping is cleaning all restrooms, public areas lodging rooms with this same disinfectant.  All solid surfaces, door handles, soap dispensers, hand dryers, and touch surfaces are being disinfected regularly.
  • The Kitchen staff is cleaning all tables, chairs, door handles, solid surfaces, dispenser buttons and knobs, and all touch surfaces with said disinfectant.
  • Our Front Desk staff is cleaning all lobby furniture, the desk, door handles and touch surfaces with said disinfectant.
  • Our staff members have been informed to frequently wash their hands and to stay home if they have any signs of illness or fever.

During this time, at all public liturgies in the Our Lady of the Angels Church, we will offer communion in the hand only and suspend the common cup.

We pray for those who are sick, for healthcare workers, and for all who are living in fear and anxiety.

The CDC recommends these everyday preventive actions for individuals to prevent the spread of respiratory diseases: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/prevention-treatment.html

A Meeting Place So Serene, Even the Trees Whisper

The Franciscan Renewal Center in Scottsdale, Arizona offers non-profit organizations an exclusively serene gathering place for meetings, conferences, and special events.  Nestled in the lush desert valley by majestic Camelback Mountain in greater Phoenix, the Franciscan Renewal Center (also known as the “Casa de Paz y Bien” or simply “the Casa”), invites such groups to gather for single-day or multi-day events in beautiful desert spaces and technologically equipped banquet facilities.

With conference rooms and lodging designed to inspire the mind and soothe the spirit, as well as exceptional food to nourish the body, the Franciscan Renewal Center is a wellness plan for non-profits that allows them to renew and recharge.

Just minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, the Franciscan Renewal Center is a world away from the frenzy of the city – providing abundant opportunities for clarity, focus, and solitude on our 25 pristine acres.  Distractions are minimized so every non-profit group can focus and maximize their meeting or conference success.

General amenities

  • 25 acres
  • 80 guest rooms with private bath
  • 14 conference rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access
  • Swimming pool with heated therapy spa
  • Outdoor barbeque
  • Buffet-style meals in spacious, window-lined dining room
  • Desert walkways for meditation and exercise
  • Labyrinth and Healing Garden
  • Sundries, gifts and bookstore

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  • Join us for Mass

    Saturday at 5:00 pm
    Sunday at 7:30 am, 9:15 am, 11:00 am & 7:00 pm
    Weekdays at 7:00 am

  • Daily Mass

    Monday – Saturday at 7:00 am

  • Homily

    Visit youtube.com/TheCasaFRC/videos for our weekly homilies.

  • Location

    5802 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85253
    480.948.7460

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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.

    1st Thursdays at 11:00 am
    3rd Thursdays at 6:00 pm

    Register here.

  • 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.

  • Upcoming Orientations

    Volunteer orientations currently are offered on an individual basis.

  • For Meeting Planners

    Informational Brochure [PDF]
    Meeting Kit [PDF]
    Overview for Guests [PDF]

  • Get Involved

    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!

  • Make a Counseling Appointment

    Call 480.948.7460, ext. 133
    Individual sessions by appointment are generally available mornings, afternoons and evenings, Monday through Friday. We kindly request 24-hour notice if you are unable to keep an appointment.