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Scottsdale, Arizona: The Franciscan Renewal Center “Casa de Paz y Bien”


About the Franciscan Renewal Center:

The Franciscan Renewal Center (also known as “The Casa”) is a spiritual oasis for renewal, rest, and prayer. We provide space for meetings, overnight stays, private and directed retreats, adult education programs, conference rooms for nonprofit groups, and licensed behavioral health counseling.

The Casa is a quick 20-minute drive from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Nestled between majestic Camelback and Mummy Mountains, it’s located on 25 acres of beautiful, quiet desert landscape in Scottsdale, Arizona. The facilities include over 13,000 square feet of flexible, technologically supported meeting and conference rooms as well as 70 double occupancy rooms, 8 single occupancy rooms, and 4 handicap accessible rooms for overnight stays. The guest rooms are designed without phones or TVs in order to maximize time for quiet, peaceful reflection and renewal. The dining room, which seats up to 150 to 175 guests, can provide buffet style meals for your breakfast, lunch, and dinners so you can better focus on your meeting or retreat as well.


Mass outdoors at the Franciscan Renewal Center in Scottsdale, Arizona
Mass outdoors at the Franciscan Renewal Center in Scottsdale

The Casa is a non-profit and active religious community of the Order of Friars Minor — a worldwide Franciscan family that follows in the footsteps of Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi. Its base is the Franciscan Province of Saint Barbara, in Oakland, California which works with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix. The Conventual Church of Our Lady of the Angels on the property offers daily and Sunday masses and a vibrant family catechesis program. Some of the groups that use our facilities include over 20 outreach ministries that give aid to the poor or vulnerable and empower individuals to improve their circumstances.


For more information regarding meetings, conferences, and retreats please contact Amy Schleeper at 480.948.7460, amy@thecasa.org, or visit us on the web at www.casa.org.


Traveling to the Franciscan Renewal Center in Scottsdale:

Scottsdale is a suburb of Phoenix and, if you are flying, the retreat center is about 20 miles north of the airport.

Address: 5802 E. Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85253

GPS coordinates: 33° 31′ 53.4864” N, 111° 57′ 20.6964” W

Tel: +1 (480) 948.7460

e-mail: casa@thecasa.org

Click here for the official website of the Franciscan Renewal Center in Scottsdale.

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