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Bishop Bob and the Franciscans of the Eucharist regularly go out to speak or lead retreats at parishes and other Catholic/ Christian groups.
We would love to consider speaking to your group. Please contact us HERE ( to discuss scheduling a speaker / retreat after reviewing the below information.


Sr. StephThe Franciscans of the Eucharist are available for:

March 17, 2024 - Big Confirmation Retreat

We hosted a confirmation retreat for almost 300 students at St. Ignatius College Prep on 3/16/24. Thank you to the HUNDREDS of people who made this possible. We are extremely grateful, especially to St. Ignatius, all of our volunteers, our speakers, the priests who joined us for reconciliation, and the Opera Christi musicians! We had over 60 volunteers from 4 different states join us to staff this retreat, including our friends from Northern State University (South Dakota).

October 28, 2023 - Confirmation Reflections


We were blessed to lead a confirmation retreat for about ~225 kids from around Elgin, IL! Sr. Jess, Sr. Stephanie, and Sr. Macey led the retreat with the help of our postulants- Mia, Maggie, and Jen.

February 11, 2023 - Retreat to Progess



We organized a retreat for almost 400 confirmandi on 2/11 at St. Ignatius College Prep! Thank you to the HUNDREDS of people who helped make this possible. Teens heard talks about the deepest desires of their hearts, Jesus, confession, and the Eucharist. All had the opportunity to go to confession, spend lots of time with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, attend Mass, and much more. It was such a great gift to all of us!