“ It is Right and Just: Being a Secular Franciscan in the World ”
Sponsored by the Troubadours of Peace Region
Led by: Br. Mark Schroeder, OFM
October 25 - 27

Note: Please disregard the "Check-In & Check-Out" section at the bottom of

the page. There will be no lunch on Sunday.

Check-in for this retreat will be between 4:00-6:00 p.m., the program officially begins with dinner at 6:00 p.m. The retreat will conclude at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday.

Registration deadline is October 4, 2019. To register, please contact Lois Dahmen, OFS at (509) 545-1767 or
There will be no refunds for cancellations requests received after October 7, 2019.

Single Room: $275 Per Person (includes room and meals - Friday dinner through Sunday breakfast)

Shared Room: $250 Per Person (2 people per room. Includes room and meals - Friday dinner through Sunday breakfast)

Commuter Rate: $120 Per Person (includes everything except lodging)

This retreat is sponsored by the Troubadours of Peace Region, Secular Franciscan Order.
The 3-day event will showcase practical steps Catholics can take to lead a more harmonious and justice-filled life. Spiritual retreats play an integral part in our Catholic faith; providing an opportunity to disconnect from the pressures of the modern world and reconnect with God. All Catholics, especially those with a heart for Franciscan values, are invited to attend.

For more information, please contact: 

Lucy Soldan, OFS
Secretary, Troubadours of Peace Region, OFS
Phone: (360)520-4704 Email:

Lois Dahmen, OFS
Treasurer, Troubadours of Peace Region, OFS
Phone: (509)545-1767 Email:

Dcn. Terry Barber, OFS
Minister, Troubadours of Peace Region, OFS
Phone: (360)956-1999 Email:
Brother Mark Schroeder, OFM, has dedicated most of his Franciscan life to ministry in areas of social justice, peace advocacy and service to the poor and marginalized. He was recently named animator of justice, peace and integrity of creation (JPIC) for two Franciscan provinces: the Our Lady of Guadalupe Province and the St. Barbara Province. A member of the St. Barbara Province, he is a part of the Franciscan friar community in Sacramento, California.



Our guestrooms have one queen or double sized bed per room. Rooms are simply furnished with bedding, towels, and soap as well as a Bible and crucifix.


Registration includes all presentations, six meals, and two nights in a comfortable room with private bath. Scholarships are available. Retreat payments are non-refundable.


On the first evening of your retreat, you are welcome to arrive any time between 4:00pm and 6:00pm. The retreat will officially begin with dinner at 6:00pm. The retreat will conclude at 1:00pm on the last day of your retreat, following lunch.


Special dietary requirements will be gladly met if you make your needs known to our kitchen staff. A guest fridge is also available for guest use in the Dining Room.


A computer with internet access is open for use in our lobby, and WiFi is available throughout the building.


Help is available 24 hours a day. Our staff or retreat volunteers are eager to assist you throughout your stay. Coffee, tea, and fresh baked cookies are offered 24/7 in the Dining Room. Our Chapel is always open, giving you a quiet place for prayer and reflection any time of the day or night.