The Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality, in Mt. St. Francis, Indiana, and Franciscan Retreats and Spirituality Center, in Prior Lake, Minnesota, celebrate milestones this year.
Our Retreat Center in Prior Lake is celebrating its 50th Anniversary. A Spaghetti Dinner, organized by the Our Lady of Consolation Secular Franciscan Fraternity, was held on January 17, 2016. More than 100 friends attended. Many more events are planned, including a series of evening speakers focused on Pope Francis, a Mass on the Grass, a presentation on Labyrinths, along with the installation of a nine circuit Labyrinth, and the annual Christmas Open House. For all the details, please visit www.franciscanretreats.net.
Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality is kicking off the celebration of 40 Years of Retreat Ministry with a celebration February 20. This FREE event will be from 3 to 7 p.m. The afternoon will include a presentation on the history of the Mount by Br. Bob Baxter, hiking for experienced and novice hikers, arts and crafts for the kids, a photo expedition, tours of the archives, Mass, and supper. For more on this and the other events planned for the year please visit www.mountsaintfrancis.org.
We hope you can visit our retreat centers for one of these special events. Don’t forget our other two centers – Holy Cross Retreat Center in Mesilla Park, New Mexico, and Carey Retreat House in Carey, Ohio. Check out our calendar page for events and retreats scheduled throughout the year at all four locations.