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Silent Retreat -two new dates in 2018 sign up now

June 21- 24, 2018(new)    August 9-12,2018    September 20-23, 2018(new)  

After many requests, Franciscan Retreats and Spirituality Center is offering additional Silent Retreats. While perhaps not for everybody, many individuals feel that observing silence during a weekend retreat removes outside distractions enabling them to relax and clearly focus on their relationship with the Lord. On our Silent Retreats we ask retreatants to refrain from talking to anyone except their confessor or spiritual director. Open to both men and women, we begin the silence after Thursday evening's Night Prayer and end the silence after the last conference on the last day of the retreat. These retreats are a day longer (three nights) than our typical weekend retreats for those wanting to relax in the unhurried pace of the retreat center a bit longer than normal.             2017 Silent Retreat Brochure



3:00-4:30  Early Check-in (Front Desk)
5:30          Optional Light Supper (Dining Room)
7:30          Welcome (Marian Lounge) 
                 Followed by Night Prayer (Chapel)


8:00          Morning Prayer (Chapel)
8:30          Breakfast (Dining Room)
Noon         Conference I

12:30        Lunch (Dining Room)

4:30          Mass

5:30          Dinner (Dining Room)

7:00-8:00  Eucharistic Adoration

8:00         Morning Prayer (Chapel)
8:30         Breakfast (Dining Room)
Noon        Conference II

12:30       Lunch (Dining Room)
4:30         Mass
5:00         Conference
5:30         Dinner (Dining Room)
7:00-8:00 Eucharistic Adoration

8:00         Morning Prayer
8:30         Breakfast
9:30         Conference III
11:30       Mass
12:30       Lunch

* Retreat Schedule subject to change

View the brochure about our Silent Retreat.

Registration Information

Suggested donation $220
(includes program, meals and private room).
A non-refundable
registration fee of $30 per person is required and must be received in order to reserve a room.

Register online or call 952-447-2182.

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, priarie grass and a pond beckons you from the cares of daily life to a place of quiet reflection.

Come join Our Staff - Br. Bob Roddy, OFM Conv.; Fr. Jim Van Dorn, OFM Conv.; Kris Joseph, Terri Mifek, Debbie Koop and Chris Martin - as we continue our spiritual journey.

Our Retreat House and Spirituality Center offers:

Beautiful Chapel
Conference room
Gift Shop
Spiritual Direction
Confession Four
Home cooked meals

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

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

16385 Saint Francis Lane - Prior Lake, MN 55372 - 952-447-2182 - email: secretary@franciscanretreats.net