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
October 2017 : Program Details
Fri, Oct 13 - 6:00pm
Sat, Oct 14 - 7:00pm
Fr. Philip Chircop, SJ
Autumn Melodies: Four Notes for a Harmonic Fall
A Commuter Retreat
Fr. Philip Chircop, SJ

On this side of the globe, we’re in the midst of the autumn season! While springtime is all about changing the world the spiritual work of Autumn is to examine our inner lives. Autumn entreats us to slow down and discover its ever unfolding surprises. Our intent in this short retreat is to explore some ways that might help us enter more fully the season in the hope of receiving its blessings and surprises.

Personal Spiritual Direction will be available.


This is a Commuter Retreat (no sleeping rooms available).

Check-in Friday at 5:00 pm; dinner at 6:00 pm; retreat session 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Saturday breakfast at 8:00 am; sessions in the morning, afternoon and evening.


Fee: $125 per person, including dinner on Friday, and breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday. Pre-registration required  

Regular Registration Fees
$125.00 Commuter (None Available)
Program Code: 17AEW39120
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