• Our Lady of the Mount and Friars' Cemetery
      The Chapel
      St. Clare Garden
      The Church
      A gathering in the Youth Center chapel
      A gathering in the Assembly Room of the Youth Center
      One of many trails
      The main altar during Holy Week
      St. Francis at the Spring
      Mount St. Francis Lake
      St. Francis altar
      The Youth Center
      A trail
      The dairy barn
      The lake
      A view of the dairy barn
      The lake in winter
      Lake Road in winter
      Cemetery Cross
      The dock
      Francis Blessing Assisi window
      Lake Road
      The Chapel
      The chapel
      St. Cecelia window in loft
      Bridge to lake
      St. Francis
      The fire pit
      A trail and bridge
      Gathering for Mass
      A gathering of friars
      Welcome to the Mount
      Adoration Chapel - Holy Thursday
      Loftus House living room
      Loftus House living room
      Loftus House breakfast room
      Loftus House dining room
      Loftus House conference room
      LOftus House guest room
      Loftus House garden
      Loftus House
    • Welcome

      Welcome to Mt. St. Francis Center for Spirituality.

      I encourage you to take some time to explore our website and discover the many opportunities available to you for deepening your spiritual life.  If you are interested in arranging a private retreat for yourself or a group either here at the Mount or at your location you can contact us through the Center Office at 812-923-8817.   The friars look forward to helping you plan and carry out a wonderful day of reflection, prayer day or retreat for you and/or your group. 

      The Lord bless you,
      Friar Robert Baxter, OFM Conv.

      Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality
      101 St. Anthony Drive
      Mount St. Francis, IN 47146

    • Liturgical Prayer Schedule

      Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
      7:30 AM - Morning Prayer
      11:45 AM - Eucharist
      5:30 PM - Evening Prayer
      7:30 AM - Morning Prayer
      11:45 AM - Eucharist
      5:15 PM - Friars' Conventual Mass

      11:45 AM - Eucharist
      (All other prayer times vary with retreat schedules)

      10:00 AM - Eucharist
      (All other prayer times vary with retreat schedules)

      Major Legal Holidays
      9:00 AM - Eucharist
      January 1
      Memorial Day
      Labor Day
      July 4th
      Thanksgiving Day

      Holy Days of Obligation
      11:45 AM - Eucharist  (when not on a Sunday)
      Ascension - April 29
      Assumption - August 15
      All Saints - November 1
      Immaculate Conception - December 8

      Christmas Season
      Christmas Eve (December 24) - 8:00 PM - Eucharist
      Mary, Mother of God (January 1) - 9:00 AM - Eucharist

      Holy Week
      Holy Thursday - 7:00 PM - Eucharist
      Good Friday - 3:00 PM
      Easter - 10:00 AM- Eucharist

      Call 923-8817

    • Calendar
      • May 5 - Aug 1, 2014
        Exhibition of work by Matt Long, Kristen Kieffer and Adam Field. These internationally recognized artists will be presenting their working methods and work during the inaugural "Potters' Retreat Workshop" June 11-14, 2014
      • Aug 6, 2014
        12:30 PM
      • Dec 12-14, 2014
        Pottery Sale will start on Friday evening at 6PM, then continue Saturday and Sunday from 10AM - 5PM.
      • Dec 13, 2014
        A day of reflection on the Advent scriptures. Time for sharing, discussion, rest and refreshment. The day concludes with the celebration of Lessons and Carols at 7PM in church with a reception to follow. Led by Brother Bob Baxter.
      • Dec 18, 2014
        This annual raffle helps support the work of the Mount. Tickets are available through the Retreat Center Office. Drawing is at noon.
      • Dec 24, 2014
        Music begins at 7:30pm.
      • Mar 27-29, 2015
        Biblical reflections on Jesus as Savior and Lord.
      • Apr 24-26, 2015
        Annual Mothers' Day Sale featuring the art of artists working at the Mount.
    • News


      Your support ensures the Friars' ability to continue their ministries!!

      $250 minimum
      for Business Sponsors

      $100 for Individuals

      Your name will be mentioned throughout the day
      during the picnic and posted on this website 

      2014 Mt St Francis Picnic

      Saturday, August 30
      11:00 AM to Midnight

      Plan to attend with your friends and family!

      Grand Prize Raffle Tickets

      are available in the Retreat Office
      Only $5 per ticket or $25 per 6 tickets!
         PICNIC INFO
      2014 Picnic
      Saturday, August 30
      11 AM to Midnight
      Volunteers Needed!
      Don’t wait!
      Call NOW
      to volunteer for the picnic - on August 30 or
      during the summer.
       Remember: The Mount does not receive assistance from
      the Archdioceses, please help support and
      preserve our beautiful
      Mount Saint Francis

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      October - June: 11:45AM Eucharist

      followed by lunch, devotions, spiritual reflection. 
      A goodwill offering for the lunch is gratefully accepted.

      (Volunteer Staff)
      Wed - Fri: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
      Saturday: 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
      Sunday:  After Mass


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