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Our calendar is full of retreats designed to help you grow closer to God, creation and who you were meant to be. Peruse our listings to find the perfect retreat or event to soothe your soul or inspire your life. 

  

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Our Mission

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The St. Anthony community welcomes all seeking healing, hope and transformation through deeper connection with God, Self, Others and Creation.

We gather to embrace and grow in Franciscan Values.

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Ministry Associates Portal

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Ministry Associates support us through prayers, financial donations or volunteering. The Ministry Associates portal at sarcenter.com helps those who want to stay more closely connected to the operation of the Center keep up-to-date with the exciting plans and behind-the-scenes action. Want to know more about becoming a Ministry Associate? This is the place the start.


Fr. Frank talks about a new kind of prophecy

Contemporary Prophets Use Few Words

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Often throughout the liturgical year we hear readings from the prophets found in the Hebrew Bible. These men and women are not telling the Hebrews nor ourselves about some future event. They are not as many think predicting the future.

In the Hebrew tradition God selects men and women to be a thorn in the side of his people when they stray from the love relationship he has formed with them. God wants to remind them of some aspect of the relationship that needs attention.

These men and women are his prophets, his spokesperson. They may call their brothers and sisters back to the covenant by what they say or what they do. So, the prophet communicates in a way that reaches the listener and causes them to think about how they live or what they believe in relationship to their relationship to God. Read More

Jolynn wants us to consider the whole person

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There are so many ways that our culture diminishes us as persons. It is so easy to put people into categories and identify them by labels.

Just a few examples:

Cultural: city-born, celebrity, southerners, across the tracks, locals
Economic: low-income, rich, tight-wad, shark
Political: liberal, right-wing, radical, extreme
Judicial: illegal, innocent, undocumented, law-abiding
Behavioral: troublemaker, conformist, risk-takerRead More

Where is St. Anthony's?

What People Are Saying About St. Anthony's next prev

  • Thank you again for the amazing weekend! The retreat was wonderful and the sacredness of these grounds is priceless. You feel the love the minute you drive in. May God Bless you all for your ministry – Abundantly!!!

  • It was my first time at a retreat-life long Catholic 63 years old ­– about time! I was sort of concerned about the silence factor and my, what a peaceful-prayerful-wonderful experience it has been. Thank you for the silence.

  • My third retreat at the St. Anthony Spirituality Center was like coming home – welcoming, safe, and prayerful. I felt cared for and could experience God’s love on many levels.

  • St. Anthony’s is a very warm, welcoming and safe haven. I love to leave the noisy world we live in and come into a world of silence. We need this time to get our focus back and become rooted again in our faith, our journey.

  • The conference was very well presented. The speakers gave me much to think about. I very much enjoyed walking on the grounds of St. Anthony's. What a beautiful place! I felt so close to God and his creation.

  • I always feel truly welcome at St. Anthony's. You all are so hospitable. The beautiful surroundings in and outside makes prayer easy. I'm going home refreshed and renewed.

  • From the minute I entered, I was welcomed and treated like I belonged here. Like I had come home. What a wonderful experience!

Views around the Center

Some of our beautiful guest rooms