No Abbey Fest 2016 for Franciscan Sisters

by Sister Julie Ann on March 11, 2016

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity serving at St. Francis of Assisi in Greenwood, MS sent this message re: Abbey Fest in Covington, LA. Franciscan Sisters prepare for Abbey Fest

Mississippi Rain cancels Abbey Fest 2016

The hundreds of booth handouts were folded, the display board was artfully arranged and then came the unrelenting rain… and a message from AYF of its cancellation. They stated that; “with concern for everyone who would have to travel on highways and interstate corridors that are under emergency warnings it was with deep regret that they had to inform us of their decision to cancel.”Franciscan Sisters prepare for Abbey Fest 2

 So on the bright side of things; we are all ready for next year!

Franciscan Sisters prepare for Abbey Fest 3

We’ll wait on news on what our Sisters decided to do with their free rainy weekend! Meanwhile, all of  us are praying for those who suffer difficulties caused by the weather.

3 thoughts on “No Abbey Fest 2016 for Franciscan Sisters”

  1. annemarielom says:

    So glad you are safe and that Abbey Fest organizers made decisions in the best interest of safety. Enjoy whatever unfolds!

  2. Kelly Christine says:

    Be safe. Next year will be doubly blessed.

  3. We pray for all experiencing difficulties & heartaches due to the weather! Sisters, you are prepared for next year. Praise the Lord & thank you for all your efforts! Blessings! Sr. Sharon Paul

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