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Mount St Francis
Retreat Centre

Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre 2019-2020

Mount St. Francis Retreat, located on the outskirts of Cochrane, Alberta and overlooking the Big Hill Creek Valley, is a Christian retreat centre. For those wishing time apart in intimacy with God, the Mount offers moments of silence within the hustle and bustle of modern life.

St. Francis of Assisi continues to inspire the ecumenical ministry of the Retreat Centre that began in 1949.

We continue to offer a variety of retreats to the many people who desire spiritual nourishment and prayerful direction. We proclaim God’s message of life in abundance and provide an atmosphere of welcome, quiet and peace where retreatants can grow spiritually.

We look forward to the future as we strive to minister to the people of Southern Alberta while maintaining the traditions of St. Francis for peace, creation, and serving the spiritual needs of our community.

The Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre is celebrating its 70th YEAR of providing socially and spiritually fulfilling programming to the community of Cochrane and surrounding areas. Learn about our rich history in the community and our plans looking forward to the next 70 years!

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Braving a Conversation - The Sultan and the Saint
November 20, 2019 - Review
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Once Upon A Greccio Christmas… Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre invites you to our Annual Outdoor Christmas Pageant Sunday, December 8, 2019
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Peace, healing and prayer - Near the foothills of the Canadian Rockies By Toni Cashnelli


Mount St. Francis is a retreat centre set apart in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains where all are welcomed in the name of Christ. The Franciscan Friars of Western Canada, inspired by the vision and example of Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi, in collaboration with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary and many other loyal supporters, have served in this spiritual centre of peace, healing, and prayer since its foundation in 1949.

2019-2020 Brochure
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Day Away 2019-20

Franciscan Friars of Western Canada: www.franciscanfriars.ca

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