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
August 2017 : Program Details
Fri, Aug 25 - 1:00pm
Sun, Aug 27 - 10:00am
Lu Bellamak
Paint With Lu Retreat
Beginners welcome.
Lu Bellamak

Starting at 1:00 pm Friday, ending with lunch on Sunday.


Lu Bellamak, a member of the Casa Community, invites you to spend a retreat weekend with brush and palette in hand as you create your own work of fine art in the serene environment of the Casa this summer.


Experienced artists may provide their own paints, brushes and all material needed. Beginning students are welcome. Mention that you are a beginner and would like to book a free private lesson with Lu at the time you preregister.  Lu will contact you by phone, to set up your free private lesson and provide you with paints, brushes, 24” x 30” canvas, easel, and and all supplies needed during this workshop, for $75 additional. 


Fee: Commuters: $140 including meals beginning with Friday dinner. With lodging (recommended): Single $225, Double $175 per person, including all meals.


Pre-registration required.  

Regular Registration Fees
$140.00 Commuter (None Available)
$225.00 Private Room w/ Bath (None Available)
$175.00 Shared Room w/ Bath (None Available)
Program Code: 17AER41074
Good place for a control!