A Long Retreat and then a Short One

From October 21 to October 27 Brother Michael Laratanda FMS offered a retreat on the Spirituality of Film:  Creation of God’s Redemptive Love.  To say it was well received was an understatement.  The retreat focused on the call to be God’s partner in...

Busy Few weeks Coming Up

This weekend we have Melannie Svoboda for a program entitled “Celebrating Four Gifts of Autumn.  The weather is cooperating and the trees are just about ready to transform into the magic of autumn.  Melanie presents the four gifts autumn wishes to give us: ...

Dan Shutte Anniversary Concert

Dan Shutte Anniversary Concert Join us this Sunday, October 6, 2019, as we celebrate 50 years of Dan Shutte’s beeautiful and inspiring music in this anniversary concert.  Dan is no stranger to us.  He visited us several years ago and gave a spirited concert and...
Time at the Hermitage and the Fullness of Gratitude

Time at the Hermitage and the Fullness of Gratitude

I had the privilege of time in our hermitage.  As you would expect everything was still and peaceful and I found myself being overwhelmed with this awesome sense of gratitude.  I am convinced that gratitude in many ways is a doorway to wonderful surprises.  At that...
Meyer Group Gives Back

Meyer Group Gives Back

Meyers Group Comes to Franciscan Spiritual Center Last week, on a very hot day, the Meyer Group gave back by volunteering time beautifying the grounds at Clare House where retreatants can stay and reflect close to nature in a quiet and serene atmosphere.  Clare House...