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Vocations / Discernment

Franciscan Sisters and Cistercian Nuns Host Silent Retreat

March 28, 2017

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity and Cistercian Nuns invite single Catholic women ages 18-35 to a silent Discernment of Spirits Retreat specially designed for you. Franciscan Sister Jacqueline Spaniola, OSF leads the retreat, based on St. Ignatius’ discernment process to guide you in understanding God’s will for your life. Questions are welcome. Sisters and Nuns […]

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Franciscan Sisters’ Road Trip to Houghton MI

March 23, 2017

After a journey of beautiful, snowy landscapes, Franciscan Sisters celebrated St. Patrick’s Day at St. Albert the Great Newman Center, Houghton, MI. The evening began first with invoking the Trinity at Eucharist. Pastor Father Ben Hasse’s homily offered an Office of Readings text from the Confession of St. Patrick: “If I am worthy, I am ready also to give up my […]

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An Inspiring Vocation Poem by a Franciscan Sister’s Mother

March 17, 2017

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Community Director Sister Natalie Binversie recently shared a reflection on Sister Virginia Neja. Within the presentation, Sister Natalie read a letter and poem written by Sister Virginia’s mother. Find here her mother’s words. To read Sister Natalie’s entire reflection, click on this link: Reflection for Franciscan Sister Virginia Virginia’s mother wrote the following […]

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Franciscan Sisters Participate in Vocation-Formation Workshop

March 7, 2017

On a recent early morning road trip, Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Sister Theresa Feldkamp, Sister Mariella Erdmann, Sister Mariadele Jacobs and Sister Julie Ann Sheahan drove to Malvern Retreat House, PA for a Formators Workshop Blessed are the Merciful: The Spiritual Works of Mercy in Formation. The CMSWR Formators Workshop hoped to provide an opportunity […]

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Novice Visits West Point, NE Convent

March 1, 2017

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Novice Sister Mary Teresa reflects on her recent mission experience to St. Francis Convent, West Point, NE. What a great start the year 2017 got off to for me!  I flew out to West Point, Nebraska for twelve days of mission experience with Sisters Joy, Barbara, Elizabeth, and Elizabeth Ann.  West […]

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Franciscan Use of Technology and Communication Skills

February 20, 2017

Franciscan Sister Mariella Erdmann reports on an Initial Formation weekend gathering anyone who is a Franciscan Sister of Christian Charity Temporary Professed, Novice and Postulant on the topic of use of technology and communication skills. It was good to see all in formation along with the directresses praying, learning, recreating and just laughing together.  The cafeteria rang […]

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