Meeting and Lodging Facilities

Our beautiful rural campus is a favorite choice for non-profit groups to hold day meetings and retreats. The serenity of the surroundings contribute to a productive time apart to clear minds, hearts and schedules of the pressures of everyday work. The Center has several rooms available for meetings, large and small. Our rural setting has options for outdoor activities to balance your indoor meeting time, such as wooded trails, rolling hills, an orchard, pastures, a baseball diamond and a disc golf course. Please call to discuss your needs and together we can discover what facilities will be best for your group.

Overnight Accommodations

The Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist welcome guests to visit our Center and share in our life of worship and community. Each guest is invited to experience the mission of the community to restore and build a sense of the sacred found deep within humanity and in creation.

Located on 230 acres of wooded farm land, the Franciscan Life Process Center offers retreatants opportunities to reflect on natural cycles of growth. Walking trails, an orchard, large vegetable garden, and vineyard present peaceful settings of natural beauty. Guests may also experience a given cycle through a guided project on the land.

From individual rooms to yurts to a guest house, the Center offers several residential options including handicap accessibility. Some of the facilities are fully equipped with appliances and utensils. Retreatants present on Tuesday and/or Thursday evenings may choose to join the Sisters for evening prayer and supper.

Individual Rooms

The Franciscan Life Process Center main facility has eight individual rooms (twin or double bed). Some rooms have an attached private bathroom, others access a common bathroom available on the same floor.



Santa Chiara and San Francesco are environmentally friendly buildings located on a wooded ridge where wildlife is plentiful.

San Pietro Guest House

Accommodating nine, San Pietro has two fully-equipped kitchens and centralized meeting space.

For Reservations or Information

For reservations or information, contact the Franciscan Life Process Center at or phone 616-897-7842 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern time. Reservations must be made at least a week in advance.