Franciscan Retreat’s Book Club

We are launching a new book club open to friends and fans of the Retreat Center beginning in February of 2019. We plan on reading books of a Spiritual nature including books involving the human spirit overcoming great challenges. Meetings will take place at the Franciscan Retreat Center in Prior Lake and be facilitated by Brother Bob Roddy, Retreat Center Director. There is no charge for meetings, but please contact the retreat center to let us know you will be attending either via phone (952) 447-2182 or e-mail:

Upcoming Meetings:

None during this time


Book Club - Books in libraryPrevious Meeting Titles:
Tuesday, September 17, 2019  10:00 a.m.

Lying Awake by Mark Salzman
Tuesday, February 12, 2019  10:00 a.m.
Left Neglected by Lisa Genova



General Information

The Conventual Friars of Our Lady of Consolation Province are your hosts at Franciscan Retreats and Spirituality Center. The peace and natural beauty of our facility nestled in sixty acres of woods, prairie grass and a pond beckons you from the cares of daily life to a place of quiet reflection.

Our Retreat House and Spirituality Center offers:  Beautiful Chapel, Library, Conference rooms, Gift Shop, Spiritual Direction, Confession, Four Conferences, and Home cooked meals.

Click on Retreat Schedules for details on the daily schedule of our Weekend and Midweek Retreats.

Some tips on How to Make a Retreat.

Our Frequently Asked Questions page provides further information on our retreats, our facilities, and the typical offering we request for attending our retreats.

Click on How To Get Here and consult a road map for directions to Franciscan Retreats and Spirituality Center.

Should you have further questions, please call us at 952-447-2182, contact us via e-mail: or via our website at Contact Us


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