Welcome to Franciscan Retreats
and Spirituality Center
Franciscan Retreats and Spirituality Center is a spiritual oasis for people of all faiths who are seeking a deeper relationship with the Almighty. Our lovely grounds, beautiful chapel and comfortable accommodations, along with the care and concern of the friars and staff provide a quiet and reflective environment for personal prayer and reflection.
We are situated on 60 acres of land near the communities of Prior Lake and Savage, southwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Mn.
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...
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