Cursillo Weekends in Quincy are held at the Franciscan Retreat Center located at 1909 N. 18th Street, Quincy, Illinois
Link to Google map OR download map of Retreat Center

Mailing address

P. O. Box 3153, Quincy, IL  62305-3153

General Inquiries

Contact the Quincy Cursillo Lay Director, Diane Lagoski, 217-257-9827
or email:

Palanca Letters – To send palanca letters via email, please enter the text in the body of the email – do not send attachments from word processing programs. Palanca letters need to be emailed no later than noon on Friday of a Cursillo weekend.

Palanca Chapel:

To sign up for prayer time in the Palanca Chapel, call Bob Gough at 217-577-8044 or sign-up online using the links on home page

Candidate Applications

Send candidate applications along with sponsor form to: Quincy Cursillo, P. O. Box 3153, Quincy, IL 62305. To expedite applications, fax to: 217-978-4133. Please include your email address to receive a confirmation of receipt. For inquiries regarding applications and/or candidates, send email to:

The cut-off to submit candidate applications is the Sunday prior to the start of the weekend.  Due to possibly postal delays, if you are submitting a candidate application within three weeks of the Cursillo weekend to which they are applying, please email the application and sponsor form.  Then mail the original signed candidate application, sponsor form and deposit as indicated on the application.

Team Applications

Submit team applications to Phil & Brenda Leatherman – their address is listed on the application.  To make updates to your application,  contact the Leatherman’s at 573-588-2523  or you can complete a new application.

Update Address for Newsletter (postal mail)

Hal Klaus: 70 Trout Drive, Highland, IL 62249 – Phone: 618-973-4048 or Email:

Update Email Address for Emailed Newsletter
Update Phone or Address

Use this Change of Information Form to update your team application and to also update your contact information for delivery of the newsletter.

Order Name Tags:

Contact Billie Huebotter at 217-430-4406

Overnight Accommodations:

For those traveling long distances for activities during a Cursillo weekend, local Quincy Cursillistas welcome travelers to their homes to save on cost of hotel rooms. For reservations call Committee Chair Nancy Weede at 217-223-9610.