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Our Mission

In the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi,

we welcome everyone

who seeks spiritual growth

through a deeper relationship

with God in a place of peace, community, healing and joy.

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Mass of Healing and Anointing

Wed, October 29, 11:30am – 1:00pm

Our God is revealed to us as a God of healing and peace. Join us for this Liturgy which will include Anointing of the Sick and prayers for healing of our ills – body, mind and spirit. The Liturgy will be followed by a light lunch. Led by Father Anthony Carrozzo, OFM. Donations appreciated. Please register by Oct. 24 to reserve seating.


Conscious Contact Mini-Retreat: Easy Does It

Wed, October 29, 5pm – 8pm
If we want to pray and meditate to improve our conscious contact with God, we best go at it in a relaxed and faithful manner. And we must “do it”! This evening will focus on the wisdom of taking it easy with regard to prayer and meditation and the importance of “doing it”. The program includes presentation by Sister Cathy Cahill, OSF, time for quiet, discussion, a delicious meal that you don’t have to prepare and time for prayer. For anyone interested in 12 Step Spirituality. Come early and enjoy the grounds. Fee: $30, includes dinner. Please register by October 24 to reserve seating.


Upcoming Event! November 10, 2014

Join us for our annual First Responders Golf Classic

“Please help us keep our community’s first responders healthy and strong! They risk their lives every day to keep all of us safe.” This is a meaningful way to give back to our law enforcement officers and firefighters.

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Franciscan Center

The Franciscan Center offers an environment of peace, simplicity and hospitality for all those seeking spiritual renewal. We welcome people from all faiths to come and find acceptance, peace and healing and to listen to God amidst the beauty of creation.

The Center is a private, non-profit retreat house staffed by the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, NY and dedicated laity who are assisted by loyal volunteers in carrying out their ministry. Throughout the year, various professional retreat directors assist the staff in offering group programs and private retreats. The Center also is available for groups wishing to host their retreat or meeting here.


Our Sponsors for the

First Responders Golf Classic

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Major Sponsor

Captain Sponsor

Lieutenant Sponsors

Scott & Donna Liberman

Dunndeal Publications

Keith and Mary O'Connor

Brian and Diana Dugan

Star and Shield Insurance


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