7 Quick Takes Friday: Franciscan Sisters August Highlights

by Sister Julie Ann on August 15, 2014

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Looking for a delightful, yet meaningful summer tune? This August Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity invite you to be enlightened and enjoy the free download On the Road to Human Being by Kerry Patrick Clark. Click here. Celebrate with Mary today her Assumption into heaven! This event points to the fact that the best of our humanity is yet to come! Amen!Kerry Patrick Clark

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Pope Francis desires to wake up the world to God with a focus on Consecrated Life. Anticipating this special year, Franciscan Sister Elena Gonzales invites a reflective response in sharing Sister Pamela Catherine Peasel’s Perpetual Profession of Vows. Franciscan Sister Pamela Catherine Professes Perpetual Vows Please click here Director Sister Natalie Binversie also shares her August 2 the Feast of the Portiuncula (the little church where St. Francis heard his vocation call to ‘rebuild My Church) congratulatory greetings to Sister Pamela Catherine. Click here for more coverage of this joyful Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity celebration. Franciscan Sister Pamela Catherine professes her perpetual vows on the feast of the Portiuncula

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Summer is often showered with bridal parties. Franciscan Sisters hosted a reception for Sister Pamela Catherine the night before the day of Perpetual Vows. Follow this link to view more pictures of this event. Franciscan Bridal Shower Bride

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At this time Franciscan Sister Caritas Strodthoff opens a monarch nursery every year. (The nursery is a recycled fish tank. It works!) Read more about this life-giving hobby. Franciscan Sisters watch Monarch take flight

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Hungry? August calls for ‘grill time’ recipes. Click here to find Sister Sarah Bertler’s Asian Pork Chop Recipe served with Spring Rolls. Franciscanized Asian Pork Chops

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Ever watched a musician who is a band all onto himself playing just one instrument? Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity were awed seeing Austin solist Paul Finley’s two-handed guitar playing that imitated keyboard and drum-like melodies as well as created fast-fingered beautiful string sounds. The best part is that we saw Paul live in Waukesha, WI. Read more here. Paul Finley performs in Waukesha WI

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With back to school messaging everywhere, are you feeling like God may be calling you to another level in His relationship with you? We invite you to consider Franciscan life. If a conversation with some Franciscan Sisters would help you in discerning God’s will for you, please contact us here. We are happy to help you and ever promise our prayers for you and your loved ones.

Our own Franciscan Sisters are reaching out in new areas of service. Read about new initiatives to God’s people: Sierra Vista, AZ and Mound Bayou, MS. Blessings on all our relationships now and always!

Discerning-Vocation

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