TLS Annual Gathering

About the Franciscan Renewal Center ("the Casa")

Our 2022 Annual Gathering will be held at the Franciscan Renewal Center ("the Casa") in Scottsdale, AZ.

5802 E. Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale AZ 85253
Download a map of the renewal center.

The Franciscan Renewal Center grounds and highly desirable location in the heart of Paradise Valley mean guests are comfortably in the saddle between the best of Scottsdale and Phoenix. Mountain views, desert air, warm sunshine make any experience – on or off campus – a memorable one.


The Franciscan Renewal Center offers beautifully appointed guest rooms designed without phones or TVs in order to maximize time for quiet, peaceful reflection and renewal.

  • Single and double-occupancy rooms, including handicap accessible rooms
  • Private bathrooms
  • Pool, palm court or mountain views
  • Linens and towels provided
  • Individually controlled A/C or heat
  • Hair dryer or iron available upon request
  • Complimentary messaging service

On Campus offerings

Take advantage of all the ways you can nurture your mind, body and spirit.

  • Stroll along the meandering desert walk, beautifully dotted with flora, benches and ramadas. 
  • Gather in the Healing Garden for a peaceful respite or special activities between sessions. 
  • Walk the labyrinth while focusing on positive intentions. 
  • Take a refreshing dip in the pool. 
  • Visit the Meditation Chapel for quiet contemplation. 
  • Enjoy a Docent Art Tour of the Our Lady of the Angels Church. 
  • Discover the Vision with friars and staff for a behind-the-scenes look at all of the Casa’s services and ministries.  
  • Visit the book store for an interesting read during your free time. 

Make the most of your visit, and return home refreshed and recharged.