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2017 Newsletters

Read our current Spring 2017 newsletter for details about VEAP, this year's Franciscan International Award recipient.  You will also find information on our Lenten Days of Prayer, our Holy Week Retreats, our Midweek Women's Retreats, along with a Spiritual Reflection from Br. Bob, a new recipe from our chef, Judy Miller, and a few other announcements.   Read more...




Thank you for helping to make our 50th Anniversary year a success.  In this issue, you can glimpse all the events that helped make this year special, as well as the ones still left for December. You can also read about our Retreat theme for the new year.  Read more...


2016 Newsletters


Click to Read the NewsletterThis issue features a full wrap up of our July 17th ‘Mass on the Grass’ 50th Anniversary celebration event, photos of our new bedspreads and model suite, a photo wrap up of last May’s FIA dinner and preview of our new retreat theme for 2017.  Read more...



Discover historical facts about our first 50 years in this special 50th Anniversary Keepsake Edition newsletter. A timeline leads you through the decades of what was going on at the retreat center and the world during the past 50 years. Also: enjoy photos and information on our Labyrinth installation, the origin of Labyrinths and techniques on walking the Labyrinth to focus your prayer. Fr Jim Van Dorn reflects on our 50th Anniversary as well.  Read more...


Read our current Spring 2016 newsletter for details about Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative, the recipient of the Franciscan International Award; a recap of the 50th Anniversary events thus far and information on upcoming events; a spring reflection by Br. Bob; and a new recipe from our chef, Judy Miller. Read more...



Read our Winter 2016 newsletter for details about our upcoming 50th Anniversary events! You'll also find in it an invitation to come celebrate the 58th Franciscan International Award on Thursday, May 5th, when we'll honor Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative. And meet several new staff members who have joined us in recent months! Read more...


2015 Newsletters



Our Fall 2015 newsletter tells how last year's appeal funds were used to spruce up the Retreat Center, makes a new "cool" appeal, highlight some of our 50th anniversary events, and informs you of some staff changes.  Read more...






In our summer newsletter, Bro. Bob reflects on his recent pilgrimage walking a portion of the Camino de Santiago along with Kris Joseph and others. It also tells about the Franciscan International Award dinner held this past May at the Wilds Golf Club in Prior Lake. And we've included some dates to put on your calendar to help us celebrate our 50th anniversary in 2016!  Read more...




Our Spring newsletter covers details about the Mothers, Daughters, Granddaughters retreat day, information on our week long Silent Directed Retreat, Br Bob’s Spiritual Reflection - ‘Waiting for our Souls to Catch Up’, Fr Jim Van Dorn’s tips for ‘making space’ in our lives and Chef Judy’s absolutely legendary Hot Ham and Cheese Sandwich recipe, just in time for spring graduation parties.  Read more...




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Our Winter 2015 is brimming with information on our hosting of Families Moving Forward during Christmas week, timely reflections on Lenten Spirituality from Br. Bob, and updated information on the pray/play date for Mothers, Daughters, and Granddaughters in May. It's rounded out by a unique recipe from Chef Judy.  Read more...






2014 Newsletters



FRSC Fall 2014 Newsletter.pdf

Summer 2014 Newsletter

Spring 2014 Newsletter

Winter 2014 Newsletter 



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