Spark FAQ's

What does it mean to be Franciscan? 

Franciscan means the person or organization follows the life and teaching of St. Francis, a 13th Century follower of Jesus and founder of the Franciscan religious orders.  Franciscans delight in creation, believe in a loving God and seek to be instruments of peace. The Franciscan Spiritual Center welcomes persons of all faiths or no faith to their its programs.


What’s included in the Money-back Guarantee?

We will refund 100% of your money up to 7 days before the first retreat.  We will refund your money, minus the costs of the retreat center if you cancel after the first retreat.


Who typically attends Spark?​

Spark is for leaders who desire a soft heart and a clear mind. Using a cohort model and an interdisciplinary curriculum, Spark attracts leaders in education, business, non-profits, and faith communities. 


Can I get CEU’s for participating? 

Spark offers to clergy and others who need them certificates of continuing education.  Spark offers  4.5 units.