Advent Retreat: December 2-4, 2022, Friday to Sunday

Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre P.O. Box 430, 41160 Retreat Road, Cochrane, Alberta

Advent Hope: Life Worth Living   Our world continues to be bombarded   with messages faster and louder.  How many speak of hope?  How many speak of the gift of life?    Advent gives us a chance to recalibrate and align  our living in hope and life-giving ways.    “Hope means to keep living amid desperation  […]

Advent Twilight – Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre P.O. Box 430, 41160 Retreat Road, Cochrane, Alberta

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 Day Away Retreat

Advent Day Away – “Pregnant with the Divine” Wednesday, December 7               $30 Registration 8:40 am The day begins with homemade muffins, includes a reflection, time for quiet, Eucharist, a home-cooked noon meal, prayer prompts and closing ritual. Consider gifting this Day Retreat to a friend or family member. 

Mixed Retreat, December 9-11, 2022, Friday to Sunday

Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre P.O. Box 430, 41160 Retreat Road, Cochrane, Alberta

Advent - Winter Stillness Retreat  Friday, December 9  –  Sunday, December 11                $215    A quiet weekend, the perfect gift in a busy season. Come and rest. Delicious meals to nourish your body, liturgical prayer to nourish your heart, quiet and nature to nourish your soul. No scheduled presentations. Prayer and reflection resources available. Arrival after 4 pm. […]

Greccio Christmas Pageant

Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre P.O. Box 430, 41160 Retreat Road, Cochrane, Alberta

The Joy of Greccio:  A St. Francis Christmas Pageant Sunday, December 11 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm Sleigh Rides (weather permitting) Hot Chocolate and Snacks   Pageant at 4:15 pm St. Francis of Assisi began the popular tradition of re-enacting the Christmas story in Greccio, Italy. Mount St. Francis has held the Greccio Christmas pageant […]

Men’s Retreat, January 13-15, 2023, Friday to Sunday

Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre P.O. Box 430, 41160 Retreat Road, Cochrane, Alberta

Paul Valentine C.403-862-4206 / Hm.403-243-5261 paul@valentinevolvo.com Bill Locke 403-874-1814 billilocke@gmail.com Men's Retreats

A Day Away Retreat

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 […]

Mixed Retreat, January 20-22, 2023, Friday to Sunday

Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre P.O. Box 430, 41160 Retreat Road, Cochrane, Alberta

Society of St. Vincent de Paul and Friends Marilyn Meek 403-254-9726 marilyn-m1@shaw.ca Carolynn Dawson 403-251-1733 dawsoncm@telus.net Mixed Retreats