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Franciscanized World

Franciscan Sisters and Cistercian Nuns Host Silent Retreat

March 28, 2017

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity and Cistercian Nuns invite single Catholic women ages 18-35 to a silent Discernment of Spirits Retreat specially designed for you. Franciscan Sister Jacqueline Spaniola, OSF leads the retreat, based on St. Ignatius’ discernment process to guide you in understanding God’s will for your life. Questions are welcome. Sisters and Nuns […]

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Franciscan Sisters’ Road Trip to Houghton MI

March 23, 2017

After a journey of beautiful, snowy landscapes, Franciscan Sisters celebrated St. Patrick’s Day at St. Albert the Great Newman Center, Houghton, MI. The evening began first with invoking the Trinity at Eucharist. Pastor Father Ben Hasse’s homily offered an Office of Readings text from the Confession of St. Patrick: “If I am worthy, I am ready also to give up my […]

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Just Gospel: Pope Francis’ March Intention

March 21, 2017

Franciscan Sister Kathleen Murphy reflects on Pope Francis’ March intention on praying that persecuted Christians may be supported by the prayers and material help of the whole Church. Lent calls us to reflect on the sufferings of the persecuted Christ. It is a perfect time to join the Church in praying that persecuted Christians may […]

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Franciscan Sister Speaks at UWO Class

March 19, 2017

Franciscan Sister of Christian Charity Sister Louise Hembrecht was invited to a recent class at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Sage Hall. Professor Kathleen Corley is the teacher of Women and Religion. She shared in an email invitation that “the students actually requested that she find a woman religious to come to speak to the class.” Sister Louise, having done […]

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An Inspiring Vocation Poem by a Franciscan Sister’s Mother

March 17, 2017

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Community Director Sister Natalie Binversie recently shared a reflection on Sister Virginia Neja. Within the presentation, Sister Natalie read a letter and poem written by Sister Virginia’s mother. Find here her mother’s words. To read Sister Natalie’s entire reflection, click on this link: Reflection for Franciscan Sister Virginia Virginia’s mother wrote the following […]

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Franciscan Sisters Visit St. Francis Abbey Monastery Adoration Chapel

March 15, 2017

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Sister Laura Wolf shares on a recent pilgrimage that she and Sisters serving at Genesis Health Care System, Zanesville , OH  took to Mattingly Settlement, OH. Sister Maureen Anne Shepard, Sister Bernadette Selinsky and I were invited by Father Donald Franks and his parishioners to visit the new St. Francis Abbey Monastery […]

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