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Your campus is always so calming, healing, loving... just what my soul needs.  I find it interesting that I feel so much better inside and out when I am there. Director of Child Advocacy Center
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This place is absolutely beautiful.  Every staff person was so friendly and so helpful.  Please thank every  person who helps make Chiara Center so awesome. Private Retreatant
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Services

At Chiara Center, our experienced staff is here to welcome, support and encourage guests during their spiritual journey on this sacred ground. Honoring the Franciscan value of caring for creation, Chiara Center is a totally smoke-free campus and strives to be ecologically sensitive. Chiara Center is fully accessible for those with physical disabilities.

We are happy to provide more information about our services and how they can enhance your visit to Chiara Center. Please call 217-523-0901 or e-mail us with your questions.

Spiritual Direction Training Program
Chiara Center offers a two-year preparation class for men and women who sense a call to serve in spiritual guidance ministry. Led by Father Albert Haase, OFM, and Jessie Vicha, the program provides the knowledge and skills needed for being a spiritual director. To learn more about the requirements and the application process, please call or e-mail us...or view the brochure.
 


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