St. Francis Convent
4849 LaVerna Road
Springfield, IL 62707
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We are conveniently located near the Springfield, IL airport and Interstate 55. From Interstate 55, north or south, take Exit 100A (Clinton) and stay to the right for approximately one mile, following the signs to Camp Butler. Make a left on LaVerna Road just before the railroad tracks – if you cross the railroad tracks, stop and turn around because you’ve gone too far. Follow the winding road past the residential areas on your left and past the Franciscan Brothers of the Holy Cross to the gated entrance to the Franciscan Life Center
Personnel Office, Provincial Administration, Convent Entrance, and St. Clare of Assisi Adoration Chapel: After passing through the gates, turn left onto Franciscan Road. Follow the road a short distance until you come to a brick house (Ursuline Sisters) then turn right. When you reach the end of the road, the office parking lot is to the left. For visitors to Convent Entrance and the Chapel, the parking is to the right.
After passing through the gated entrance to the Franciscan Life Center, continue straight ahead and follow the signs for Chiara Center parking.
After passing through the gated entrance to the Franciscan Life Center, continue straight ahead and follow the road around, down the hill, to the Receiving department.