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Quincy Cursillo is centered in Quincy, Illinois within the Catholic Diocese of Springfield, Illinois.  We hosted our first Cursillo in December 1974 and continue to hold eight weekends per year – four for men and four for women. They are held at the Franciscan Retreat Center located at 1909 N. 18th Street in Quincy, Illinois.

Cursillo (pronounced kur-see-yo) is a Spanish word meaning “short course”. During this three-day experience, those attending pray together, celebrate Eucharist, listen to talks given by priests, religious and laypersons, and share fellowship of Jesus Christ and each other.

A Cursillo weekend begins on Thursday evening with registration from 7:30-8:15 pm and culminates on Sunday evening with closing and Mass  at 4 pm.

Dates for upcoming Cursillo weekends and Ultreya’s can be found on the Calendar