Francis Retreat Center, a ministry of the Franciscan Friars of the St. Barbara
Province, located in historic San Juan Bautista, California, provides a peaceful
and contemplative environment conducive for renewal of mind, body and soul that
helps build community and a sense of service to others. In the Spirit of St.
Francis of Assisi, the Center’s staff commits itself to stewardship of the
earth by honoring and preserving the Center’s natural surroundings while
extending hospitality and spiritual support to peoples of all faiths. The
Center’s core values are: Franciscan Spirituality, Hospitality, Spiritual
Support, and Stewardship of the Earth.