Welcome to Franciscan Retreats
and Spirituality Center
Weekend or mid-week retreats at Franciscan Retreats and Spirituality Center provide a spiritual oasis for people of all faiths seeking a deeper relationship with the Almighty. Our enlightening talks, lovely grounds, and inviting rooms along with the care and concern of the friars and staff provide a peaceful setting for prayer, reflection and personal growth.
We are situated on 60 acres in Prior Lake MN, southwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul.
2017 Retreat Theme
Find the Missing Peace - Pathways to Prayer
Our 2017 retreat theme will explore some of the different types of prayer, as well as some of the joys and challenges we all face in prayer. We will discover that the pathways to prayer, though many, all flow from the same source: a deep desire to draw closer to the Lord.2017 Retreat Theme
What is it like to go on a Retreat?
Just what is it like to go on a Retreat? If you haven't had the pleasure to come out and experience it for yourself, we invite you to read the following article, describing what you can expect when you come and join us for one of our retreats. What is it like to go on a Retreat...
Would you like to know more? Click here to read about Who goes on Retreats...
KMSP Channel 9 ‘Why attend a Retreat’ interview; MA Roscoe
Judy's Gems: Favorite Recipes from Franciscan Retreats and Spirituality Center
Franciscan Retreats provides nourishing food for the body as well as the soul. Our chef,
Judy Miller, serves fresh, wholesome and delicious meals that are an
integral part of the retreat experience.
Judy's Gems: Favorite Recipes from Judy's Kitchen