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Travel Channel Spotlights Parish Pasty Sale

March 5, 2017

Franciscan Sister Margey Schmelzle serves St. Augustine Parish, Republic, MI. The parish’s pasty making was filmed and viewed recently on the Travel Channel’s “Bizarre Foods”.  The Mining Journal covered the story. MARQUETTE — Food has enormous power within a society. It can bring a diverse community together for a common cause, it can build tradition, bridges, […]

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Vocations Help: MN Discernment of Spirits Retreat

October 9, 2016

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity and Poor Clares of Sauk Rapids, MN collaborated for a Silent Discernment of Spirits Retreat Day on October 8, 2016. Franciscan Sister Jacqueline Spaniola facilitated the day giving presentations on St. Ignatius’ 22 Rules of Discernment. Sister Anne Turba and Sister Julie Ann Sheahan assisted with organization. Here’s what 9 retreatants […]

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