Franciscan Young Adults (YouFra)

Called and Gifted Retreat

God has given each Christian two important gifts: the gift of faith in Jesus Christ and the gift of the Holy Spirit through Baptism and Confirmation.  These gifts are to be used to unify the Body of Christ and to promote the growth of the Kingdom of God.  As with other gifts, it’s impossible to fully appreciate and make use of our spiritual gifts until we’ve opened them.  Together we will explore and discern our spiritual gifts (healing, teaching, prophecy, knowledge, etc…) and how we are called to use them for the Kingdom of God.  This retreat is open to all young adults (18 to 39 years).  The retreat fee is $75.00 and will be collected (check or credit/debit) at check-in.  If you need financial assistance please see a YouFra team leader.   

The Called and Gifted Retreat will take place at The Franciscan Renewal Center (The Casa).

Date:  Friday, October 14 - Sunday, October 16, 2022
Arrival:  Check-In is at 5:00 PM followed by Dinner (October 14).  
Depature:  Check-Out is after lunch at 12:00 PM (October 16).

The Franciscan Renewal Center
The Franciscan Renewal Center was founded as a Catholic retreat, called Casa de Paz y Bien, by the Order of Friars Minor (Franciscan Friars) in 1951.  Located in Scottsdale Arizona with mountain views, desert air, and warm sunshine that beckons you to sit awhile and rest in the presence of our Heavenly Father to find renewal and be sent forth for others.

Franciscan Renewal Center
5802 E Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85253


  • Double Occupancy Room with Private Bath
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Pool with Spa and Outdoor BBQ
  • Onsite Dinning (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Desert Walk with Stations of the Cross
  • Labyrinth Prayer Walk with Healing Gardens
  • Blessed Sacrament Chapel
  • Desert Chapel for Prayer and Meditation
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine
  • Our Lady of the Angels Conventional Church –
    Daily Mass, Reconciliation & Spiritual Direction
  • Catholic Gift Shop and Bookstore
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October 14-16, 2022 (30)

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Scott Slattum
Ila Sowins-Dunmire
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I am interested in applying for a scholarship.
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