If you would like a tour of our facility prior to booking an event, it is highly recommended that you schedule an appointment in advance.   Our conference and guest rooms are heavily utilized making availability for viewing unpredictable; walk-ins may not be accommodated.

Call 719-955-7025 to schedule a tour.

The Franciscan Retreat Center...
...has had the privilege to host groups and attendees from around the country and the world! Our facilities are perfect for group and corporate meetings or retreats, reunions,  wedding receptions, milestone celebrations, and just some individual time away. The Retreat Center mission of Franciscan hospitality and joyful service invites you to share our lovely campus.

Some of our past
guests include:

  • Boy Scout Court of Honor
  • Notre Dame Alumni Club
  • Colorado Celtic Harp Society
  • Rocky Mountain Children’s Bookwriters Assoc.
  • Compassion International
  • Centura Health
  • Order of the Eastern Star
  • Center for Pastoral Effectiveness
  • Peregrine Community Homeowners
  • Pikes Peak Realtor Assoc.
  • Rocky Mountain Insight
  • Air Force Academy
  • St. Bonaventure University
  • Denver University
  • Univ. of Colorado Colorado Springs
  • Regis University
  • Pikes Peak Community College
  • ETZ Khayim Messianic Fellowship
  • New Dawn Center for Spiritual Living
  • Catholic School Principals Archdiocese of Denver
  • Mile Hi Church
  • First Presbyterian Church
  • United Methodist Board of Ordained Ministries
  • Grace & St. Stephen’s Episcopal Churches
  • Holy Trinity Anglican Church
  • Penrose Cancer Center
  • Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church
  • Colorado Springs Utilities
  • American Baptist Women of Colorado
  • Self Realization Fellowship
  • Numerous Family Reunions
  • One Simple Voice
  • Engineering Ministries, Intl.
  • Pikes Peak Domestic Violence Coalition
  • Mothers of Preschoolers
  • Moments for Moms
  • Korean Charismatic Community
  • Our Lady Mother of the Church Youth Group
  • St. James Academy Cross Country Team- Kansas
  • Dancing for my Heart
  • Leadership Pikes Peak
  • Naturally Santa’s
  • Tumbleweed Tiny Houses
  • Potter’s Inn
  • Archdiocese of Omaha
  • CSU Extension Services
  • District 11 & Dist. 20 Teacher Retreats
  • Catherine of Siena
  • Majestic Baptist Church
  • Delta Kappa Gamma
  • Summit Scribes
  • Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers
  • Southern Colorado Bead Society
  • Diocese of Pueblo Priests
  • Numerous Weddings & Receptions

"This retreat facility is so lovely and peaceful.
I am grateful to have stayed here to enjoy all you offer."

"I would recommend the Franciscan Retreat Center to anybody!
Your service and staff are great."

"The surroundings were beautiful and peaceful.
The food and service were great."

"This is one of the nicer retreat centers I have ever stayed at."

"Very balanced food and fresh veggies; neat clean well-stocked coffee service. Bright comfortable room with comfy chairs. Fantastic, great groundskeeping."

"Most wonderful food, staff, and retreat ever!
I would joyfully return again and again."

"Everything was awesome. Hope to come again."

"Very good food and variety. Appreciated the vegetarian options.
Beautiful facility with great service."

"We had a wonderful experience and staff was great.
Thanks for much for making this affordable!"

"Staff so wonderfully present with an attitude of service."

"Love this place: you are all amazing and giving."

"Your facility is always great and continues to get better."

"Everything was absolutely wonderful! Thank you for helping to make our retreat a wonderful experience."

"I love the peace and serenity offered."

"I loved the comfortable bedding."

"What a splendid example of Franciscan hospitality you provide. Thank you."

"Thank you for an AWESOME weekend."

"Beautiful Franciscan setting and spirit"

"Thank you for all your hospitality. God is here!"


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