Day / Evening Retreats
Day Away Retreats: A Day Away is scheduled once a month, October – May. The day begins with refreshments at 8:30 am, a prayer reflection, quite time, the celebration of the Eucharist, a home-cooked lunch and closing reflection. The day concludes by 3:00 pm. The cost for the day is $30.00 or $40.00 with a private room. This year’s theme is “Praying with… Our Images of God”– This retreat includes prayer reflections, the celebration of the Eucharist, lunch, private room (optional) and quiet time. 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.
A Day Away Retreat
Wednesdays, Oct 12, Nov 9, Dec 7, Jan 18, Feb 15, March 8, April 5, May 17.
Individual Silent Retreats: The Mount is available midweek for individuals who seek a time of silent reflection and prayer. If you would like an appointment with a member of the retreat team, please book prior to your stay. You may book for the day or overnight depending upon the other events taking place. There may be limited space for a private weekend retreat, depending on the group that is already booked on site. Please discuss your preference with the office.
Cost: $110.00 which includes and overnight stay and three meals.
Midweek Twilight Retreats
Groups are welcome to arrange for a meditative evening (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm). Registration is at 6:00 pm with dinner at 6:30 pm. Our program includes a reflective talk, followed by silent meditation and a closing reflection. You are welcome to bring your own facilitator and/or program if you so wish. To book call: 403-932-2012. The cost is $30.00 per person.
World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation:
Thursday, September 1, 2022
Contact us for options.
Advent Twilight Retreat – “An Evening with St. Nicholas”
Tuesday, December 6, $30 each, $15 youth ages 12-17
Registration at 6:00 pm, Supper at 6:30 pm
Enjoy a hearty homecooked meal followed by a guided reflection, time for quiet and moments of shared prayer. Consider attending as a family (ages 12+) Consider gifting this Twilight Retreat to a friend or family member.
The Praises of God
Living In Harmony
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
9:00 am – 3:00pm
In 2020 the UN Declared February 4 as the International Day of Human Fraternity.
In conjunction with World Interfaith Harmony Week (Calgary) and in recognition
of International Day of Human Fraternity, Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre
invites you to a day of prayer honoring the God of relationship.
Coffee & Muffins – 9:00 am Prayer and Reflection- 9:30 am
Liturgy – 11:30 am International Luncheon (Cost: $20)
Prayer and Reflection- 1:30 pm Closing Ritual and Sharing – 2:30 pm
The day is structured around times of shared prayer and personal pray
Charity of the Cross: Day Away or Evening Twilight: Wednesday, April 5, 2023. This Holy Week retreat is offered as a Day Away (9:00 am – 3:00 pm) or an Evening Twilight (5:30 pm-9:00 pm).
Charity of the Cross
Holy Week Retreat
9 am –3 pm
6:30 – 9 pm
Includes either noon meal or supper,
presentation, quiet time and ritual.
Brother Sun-Sister Moon: Outdoor Retreat: Saturday, July 22, 2023. A full-day outdoor retreat beginning at 9:00 am. This retreat includes a walking-pilgrimage, an outdoor Mass, eco-friendly reflections, and evening bonfire. The cost is $60.00, including a packed picnic lunch and BBQ dinner. Please dress and prepare for the weather and terrain. Bring your own water bottle and small day pack to hold the lunch.