Franciscan Sisters Support Seminarian Walk

by Sister Julie Ann on August 8, 2016

Franciscan Sisters were present for a Walk for Vocations on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 at the Cofrin Arboretum Conservation Trail at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus. Estro Vir, a Catholic men’s group based in Green Bay, WI, hosted the two-mile walk which was an opportunity to meet with diocesan seminarians and hear their stories.Diocese of Green Bay Seminarians 2016

Special to the event was a stop on the trail at the Shrine of St. Anthony of Padua, a chapel built in 1925 in the woods by Joseph Le Mieux and Fabian La Plant at the request of Odile Le Mieux, the wife of Joseph. A place for her son, Diocesan priest Father Ed Le Mieux to pray and say mass when he visited, it has since become a sanctuary for many a soul to ponder and add their petitions for others.

Norbert Jadin familyLe Mieux’s descendents, the Jadin family, and volunteers continue to maintain the contemplative spot. Norbert Jadin and Franciscan Sisters

Franciscan Sisters were blessed to also enjoy a visit with the brother and sister in law of former Norbertine Chaplain, Father Sam Jadin.

 

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