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Franciscan Renewal Center

5802 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4124
+1 800-356-3247
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A place full of tranquility, where you can meditate or spend some time with your own self. The... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
Some truly wonderful moments in the desert

Including the lovely circular oratory clad in wood paneling and lit overhead. Loving community... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Miami, Florida
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5802 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4124
+1 800-356-3247
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

A place full of tranquility, where you can meditate or spend some time with your own self. The spanish name describe it very well "La Casa". Is how you feel here.

Thank thor2705
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Including the lovely circular oratory clad in wood paneling and lit overhead. Loving community with all kinds of activities and classes to engage their audience.

Thank _jeffreyharakal01
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This establishment has multi purposes (worship center, overnight accommodations, gift store, cafeteria, outdoor spiritual features, outbuildings for counceling, spa treatments, residences, etc. This review has to do with our experience as overnight guests at a marriage retreat which included 3 meals breakfast, lunch, dinner, several...More

1  Thank nJOYing_Lif
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is a truly unique destination for anyone seeking a tranquil place to pray and meditate, or even just to relax (you don't have to be Catholic to enjoy this facility - everyone is welcome). I really enjoyed the sprawling campus which is currently under...More

1  Thank ScottsdaleFoody2008
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Never have I felt so welcomed and at home on my first visit here. I love this parish and call this place home.

1  Thank Amber H
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is a wonderful setting for a 5 day spiritual retreat! Rooms are like hotel rooms. Meals are delicious. Grounds, murals, statues, labyrinth are lovely for meditation. There is even a swimming pool. Great view of Camelback Mountain.

3  Thank beingwhole
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I've been attending the Franciscan Renewal Center on and off since moving here in 1976. It is the epitome of the word "commumity" from the wonderful Friars to the creative musicians to the warm inclusive worshipers. I truly believe if Jesus came to the Casablanca,...More

1  Thank AZBarbaraAnn
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I had deep spiritual experiences in there garden, chapels and enjoyed attending mass every morning I could at 7am Fascinating and beautiful renewal center The many offerings they have made me want to come back

Thank Thomas Q
Reviewed 25 May 2016

I was invited to a workshop that was held in one of the classrooms here. I thought it a little strange that a workshop on video streaming for the web would be at a spiritual center like this but it made being there all the...More

Thank dkrstec
Reviewed 12 May 2016

whether you're religious or not, this place will calm you and restore some faith in humanity. the grounds [some parts under construction] are lovely, always blooming with gorgeous flowers, and bunnies running about, hummingbirds buzzing around and the stillness of the morning air adds to...More

Thank Czarina911
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Isit ok to walk the grounds with a smallish dog on a leash?
7 May 2017|
Response from FRCCommunications | Property representative |
Yes. Dogs on leashes are welcomed on the property.
What is the best way to travel to the Center from the airport in Phoenix?
12 January 2017|
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Response from FRCCommunications | Property representative |
The best way to travel from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to the Franciscan Renewal Center is by taxi or shuttle service. We are just a 20-minute drive away.