Roots & Branches

Programs for spiritual Growth

Our Mission


Roots & Branches: Programs for Spiritual Growth offers resources for spiritual formation to religious communities and other institutions both nationally and internationally. We create and lead conferences, workshops, retreats, pilgrimages, and classes to deepen the spiritual life and ministry of congregations, religious communities and individuals.

Knee on My Neck

A Five-Session Study via Zoom


Tuesdays, May 25 through June 22

Knee on Neck: Slaverys Ghost, is jointly sponsored by the Provincial Chapter, and the Franciscan Committee on Fostering Racial Harmony of the Third Order, Society of St. Francis, Province of the Americas.

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Disordered Loves & Amazing Grace

A Six-Session Study via Zoom


Tuesdays, February 16 through March 23

7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

Like Paul, each of us struggles with desires, habits, attitudes, and even relationships that are dead ends – taking us where we really don’t want to go. Why do we do this? What can we do? Is there any help? Yes. This six-session series provides some answers.

Featured Programs


A Six-Session Study via Zoom

A Five-Week Virtual Retreat

at the Volmoed Youth Leadership Programme in South Africa