St. Francis offers retreats and workshops to help you rediscover your faith. Whether you want to connect with others in the parish, improve your prayer life, or just take a break from the craziness of everyday, we’ll help you find what you’re looking for and more.

Christ Renews His Parish

CRHP is an incredible experience that will help you discover what’s missing in your life and what to do about it. Whether you want to connect with others in the parish, improve your prayer life, or just take a break from the craziness of everyday, you’ll find what you’re looking for and more.

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Discovering Spiritual Gifts

Discovering Spiritual Gifts is an opportunity to explore and begin the process of discovering God’s call in your life. Through sacred Scripture, we know that each of us has spiritual gifts (also know as charisms). Come and discover ways to understand and recognize your spiritual gifts!

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Emmaus House

The Emmaus House is an oasis of quiet in the midst of the busyness of life. Located near downtown Des Moines, Emmaus House Ministry offers to people of all faiths wonderful spiritual resources, including spiritual direction, private or directed retreats, a quiet chapel for daily prayer and twice weekly Eucharistic celebration. For more information or to register for an event or offering, visit their website or call (515) 282-4839.

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