Francis House of Prayer


Francis House of Prayer in New Jersey

84 Walnford Road, Allentown, NJ 08501
Sister Marcy  Springer, SSJ, Director

our 46th year

Mission Statement

Francis House of Prayer serves the people of the Diocese of Trenton and beyond by providing a contemplative environment for ongoing spiritual growth through prayer, spiritual direction, retreats and programs that foster a deepening relationship with God, self, others and the world.


Francis House of Prayer is surrounded by quiet fields and beautiful trees and lawns. The retreat grounds include many peaceful outdoor and indoor areas for contemplation and prayer.


Spiritual direction is available on request at Francis House of Prayer. Please call 609-877-0509. We also offer a 3-year intern program for spiritual directors.


We offer monthly series from September to May on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, contemplative prayer and on St. John of the Cross and Teresa of Avila and many others.