Franciscan Life Center

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Franciscan Life Process Center
11650 Downes St. NE Lowell, MI 49331
654 Davis Ave. NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Since our founding by the Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist in 1974, the Franciscan Life Process Center has assisted in the education, healthy development and cultural enrichment of individuals and communities of people throughout the greater Grand Rapids area and Kent County.

Our Mission:  To promote a relationship with God that brings dignity and hope to the sacred process of all life through programs that assist, educate, enrich and inform.

Attention High Schoolers! SOMETHING TO SAY “YES” TO
Theology of the Body (TOB), is an awesome way for all of us to understand God’s plan for the living of our Sexuality.  These three sequenced retreats include unique, fun experiences that are grounded in solid Catholic teaching and take place on the Franciscan Sisters’ farm in Lowell.  Students in grades 10 – 12 are invited to join us Nov. 15-16, Jan. 24-25, Feb. 28/29. Cost: $125. Please go to for more information.

LIFEfest 2019
The Franciscan Life Process Center is a non-profit organization that focuses on providing services that support healthy human development. Each year, this event promotes the work of our counseling programs to educate and offer personal support toward achieving mental health. This year the theme of our LIFEfest event is focused on showcasing local foods and beverages. Each chef will be given local in-season produce from our farm and local farms in Kent County to create a small plate to pair with a local beverage.

Location: Revel Center (1535 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49505)
Date: September 26th 2019
Time: 6-9pm

Attendees will enjoy the creations made by participating chefs and vote on which one they like best.
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Fifth Annual Franciscan Rhythms Trail Run & Walk!
October 5th 2019
Franciscan Life Process Center – Lowell Campus
9 am – 2 pm

This fundraising event replenishes the Center’s Music Therapy Scholarship fund. FLPC provides music therapy to many in West Michigan. Many of our clients receive a variety of therapies. Families often need help to pay for the services offered by the Center and Music Therapy is rarely covered by medical insurance. The Center provides over $5,500 per month in scholarship assistance. Registration fee is $30 through September 13. From September 14 through the day of the race, the fee is 5K $35 and 10 K $40, Register Here

Harpist William Jackson Concert
Friday, September 13  7:30 pm Lowell Campus

Join us as we host internationally known Scottish composer, harpist and multi-instrumentalist, William Jackson.

Cost: $20 online $25 at the door  Please go to to order tickets.