A place of beauty and contemplation,
A place to renew one’s spirit, to see with new eyes,
A place to learn and connect,
A place to rest

The Franciscan Spiritual Center in Milwaukie, OR is the place where you will find all of this and more. Grounded in the spirit of St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi, the Center welcomes people of all faith traditions, spiritual paths and seekers of new ideas and old traditions.

Come visit us to experience our enrichment programs, browse our uniquely Franciscan gifts and book store, or to sit in our meditation chapel. We invite you to share in our vision to provide you with a place of beauty and contemplation in the midst of the challenges and busyness of daily life that you might leave renewed, rested and refreshed.

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The Mindfulness Code: Keys for Overcoming Stress, Anxiety, Fear, and Unhappiness
Join our new e-course Book Study led by Mary Jo Saavedra. Open the door to mindfulness using the 4 essential keys that unlock an inner journey of powerful mindfulness meditation, offered through Donald Altman’s, The Mindfulness Code. Integrating these simple techniques will expand joy and lighten burdens of stress and hurriedness in our modern experience. Anxiety, fear and unhappiness melt away as we learn 4 essential keys to remap our brain and reengage our joy, grow our confidence, and live within contentment.

This Book Study will run November 3rd through December 8th.
– Mondays you will receive a guiding email.
– Wednesdays you will receive guided online audio meditations by Donald Altman, available 24/7 during the course.
– Friday you will receive an inspirational download from a variety of spiritual traditions to deepen your practice.
– The Gathering Place (a private Facebook community open 24/7) to connect and enrich your journey with fellow participants final live 1 hour session with Donald Altman; facilitated by Mary Jo Saavedra. This will be an opportunity to ask Mr. Altman your questions. This session will be recorded and available for viewing up to one week after session closes.

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Program starts November rd

Cost: $45 per registration