Casa Meetings

Peace, Renewal & Good for Groups

Health & Safety Precautions for Your Stay

We are taking a phased approach to our reopening. Please view our Health & Safety Guidlines, and know that everyone’s health and safety is of utmost importance to us.

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Request a Quote

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

 

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 barbecue
  • Buffet-style meals in spacious, window-lined dining room
  • Desert walkways for meditation and exercise
  • Labyrinth and Healing Garden
  • Sundries, gifts and bookstore

FRC partner for
Fiesta Bowl Charities Learning Center

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  • Sunday Mass

  • Public & Livestream Mass Times

    Please read our required safety procedures  Limited seating available on a first come, first served basis.

    Weekend Mass

    Saturday at 5 pm

    Sunday at 8 am and 10 am

    Daily Mass

    Monday – Saturday at 8 am

    Visit our YouTube channel to participate online.

    Holy Communion offered on Sunday from 11:30 am – 12 pm in the narthex of the church with safety precautions.

  • Reconciliation

    Saturday 3 – 4 pm

    All current safety protocols apply, including mandatory wearing of face masks, physical distancing, and sanitizing hands upon entering the church. The Reconciliation Chapel may or may not be used. If not, another suitable place will be designated. The church must be prepared for the 5 pm Mass, which is why confessions will end promptly at 4 pm and not all parts of the church may be available for prayer from 3 – 4 pm. Please note that this is a trial period, and after several weeks, we will review and make any needed adjustments.

  • Location

    5802 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85253
    480.948.7460

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