Day Programs
Consider arriving a day early, staying a day longer or spending the whole weekend at the Center.
Please call The Casa to inquire about room availability.
You are considered registered for a program at the Franciscan Renewal Center (FRC) only when your payment is received. In the event of a program cancellation, the FRC does not assume responsibility for airfare and transfer fees.
Cancellations of registrations without lodging received before the start of the program will receive a full refund, minus a $20 processing fee.
Cancellations of registrations with lodging received more than seven days in advance of the start of the program or retreat will receive a full refund, minus a $20 processing fee.
Cancellations of registrations with lodging received seven days or less than the start of the program or retreat will be charged 50% of the full price of the planned stay.
Full refunds will be made to you if the program is full or if it is cancelled by The Casa.
Services Rendered
All programs and retreats (unless otherwise noted) are offered on site at the Franciscan Renewal Center, 5802 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale, Arizona 85253. Registrants are responsible for the cost of travel to/from the Franciscan Renewal Center.
For guests who opt to stay overnight, a check-in and check-out time will be provided to you following confirmation of your registration and before the date of the program or retreat.
Generally, check-in time for retreats is 5:00 pm, dinner is served at 6:00 pm, and the retreat concludes with lunch on Sunday unless otherwise specified.
Your Questions
Contact the Front Desk at 480.948.7460 between 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Mon-Sat; 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Sunday
Customer Service inquiries to, 480.948.7460, x 132 or or 800.356.3247
December 2017 : Program Details
Thu, Dec 7 - 6:00pm
Sun, Dec 10 - 5:00pm
Peter Pearson
A Brush with God
Create an icon
Peter Pearson, M Div, Iconographer

Iconography is one of the great treasures of Christian art, going back to the early centuries of Christian tradition. Thousands of people from a wide variety of spiritual traditions have found themselves drawn to the mysterious and prayerful images found in the icons of Easter Christianity.


In this retreat, under the expert guidance of Peter Pearson, you'll go through the steps to create an icon, including the prayer and reflection that work of this nature evokes.




Cost includes $75 materials fee.

Commuter Fee includes Thursday and Friday dinner, Saturday and Sunday lunch $350. With lodging and all meals: $575 single, $475 double per person. Fee includes material fees. 

Pre-registration required. Space is limited.



Check in Thursday 5pm; dinner at 6pm; class times: Thursday and Friday, 7pm following 6pm dinner; Saturday and Sunday 9am-5pm.       

Regular Registration Fees
$350.00 Commuter (None Available)
$575.00 Private Room w/ Bath (None Available)
$475.00 Shared Room w/ Bath (None Available)
Program Code: 17AER35498
Good place for a control!