Approximately 4,000 persons a year are served by Francis House. It is and has been a sacred meeting place with God for the past 39 years. It is a hidden treasure in a field, literally, a soybean field.
Spiritual direction, a one-on-one conversation with a spiritual director about God in your life, is always available. We offer the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius on a monthly and weekly basis, many opportunities to learn and practice contemplative prayer, reading programs on St. John of the Cross and other Carmelite Saints, and contemporary writers such as James Martin, Thomas Keating, Richard Rohr, Thomas Merton and special one-time programs. Six overnight retreatants or up to 25 guests for daytime programs or retreats can be accommodated.