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Franciscanized World

Franciscan Sister Assists with Point Catholic BSR

February 18, 2017

Following a tradition begun by Franciscan Sister Mary Ann Spanjers, Sister Julie Ann Sheahan was present as a spiritual companion to University of Wisconsin Stevens Point students for the annual Point Catholic Busy Student Retreat.  The near Valentine’s Day event’s theme was: I will make room in my heart for you, O God.This is quite the New Evangelization moment! Campus […]

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Postulant Mission Experience: St. Paul Convent, Kaukauna WI

February 16, 2017

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Postulant Colleen reflects on her experience at St. Paul Convent, Kaukauna, WI. As you may know, my mission trip was to St. Paul’s Convent in Kaukauna. St. Paul Elder Services has a beautiful facility and I was asked to be a part of two departure ceremonies and an anointing. I was […]

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Franciscan Sisters Spotlight ‘Rehabilitating St. Valentine’s Day’ Post

February 15, 2017

On this day after Valentine’s Day, Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity spotlight University of Wisconsin Richland Center’s Professor Aharon Zorea’s lastest post Rehabilitating St. Valentine’s Day on his ZoreaNotes — Thoughts & Ideas, Stories & Essays.     My first memories of St. Valentine’s Day were from my kindergarten and first grade classrooms.  We cut giant […]

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Franciscan Hymn: I Stand Amazed by Chelsea Moon

February 12, 2017

In ordinary and extra-ordinary times St. Francis grew to be ever amazed at how good God was in all circumstances of his life. In this spirit, Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity spotlight Chelsea Moon’s I Stand Amazed. The reason I selected “I Stand Amazed” for my second hymn album was first because I love songs that […]

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Greeting Shrine Pilgrims with Franciscan Sisterly Smile

February 11, 2017

On this feast of  Our Lady of Lourdes, Postulant Megan shares about Sister Mardelle Meinholz’s ministry at Our Lady of Good Help Shrine, Champion, WI. Imagine visiting a shrine and you have all sorts of questions. While you could read various signs or look for pamphlets to peruse, you wonder if maybe you could just […]

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Franciscan Sisters Support Yuma Run/Walk for Consecrated Life

February 9, 2017

Immaculate Conception Parish, Yuma, AZ recently hosted the 4th Annual Run/Walk with the Nuns. Franciscan Sisters were among them. Winter mornings in the desert are a great time to exercise. Combining this with a good cause of vocation awareness of the consecrated life, the timing couldn’t be better. Franciscan Sister Charleen Acker had this to say about the […]

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