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Franciscan Lourdes Hymn: Song of Bernadette by Jennifer Warnes and Leonard Cohen

February 1, 2017

Some songs are timeless. Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity are pleased to feature once again the collaborative energies of Jennifer Warnes and Leonard Cohen in the beautiful ‘Song of Bernadette’. It is a classic hymn of  exquisite melody and meaningful lyrics. It is perfect for the celebration of Our Lady of Lourdes this month of February. Comments from Jennifer Warnes Jennifer, singer, […]

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Two Postulants Receive Franciscan Insignia

December 23, 2015

On the afternoon of December 23, 2015, Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity witnessed the reception of the Postulant Insignia for Gayle Mazurkiewicz and Mary Bettag. Sister Natalie Binversie, OSF, Community Director, exhorted Gayle and Mary with these words taken from the Letter to the Ephesians and Chapter 24 from The Earlier Rule of St. Francis: Live then with a sense of […]

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Franciscan Streaming Christmas Concert by MN Artists

December 1, 2015

December 1-23, 2015 Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity are collaborating with talented Minnesota musicians to present a Streaming Christmas Concert. Stephen Buttell,Richard Schletty, Azar Dagher and Ruby Nordby generously join together to offer a festive package of listening joy. Later December please return for additional inspired hymns for the Feast of the Incarnation and the Epiphany. Expect to be moved by all […]

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Franciscan Water Action: Silver Lake Restoration Projects

September 20, 2015

In the spirit of September’s International Coastal Clean Up and Alliance of the Great Lakes and Friends of Manitowoc’s River Watershed initiatives,  Franciscan Sister Marlene Schwaller reviews our Community’s involvement in our own Silver Lake’s restoration projects. Holy Family Convent is located on Silver Lake in Manitowoc County. As the major property holder around the lake, our community has […]

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7 Quick Takes Friday: Franciscan Sisters January Jolts

January 30, 2015

                                                                                                                   — 1 — Franciscan Sisters have a January song for you. Career, Calling, Vocation. Gifts and talents, desire and destinies. “How many loaves do you have?” Jesus asked in a recent Gospel reading? What are your gifts as a young adult? As a college student? As a Catholic growing in faith? Everyone who seriously […]

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Franciscan Feature: More SEEK2015 from Hannah Stevens

January 15, 2015

Having more than one perspective is ever a value in life. Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity share photos from Hannah Stevens, another Michigan pilgrim to SEEK2015.  Hannah’s images combined with previous photos of  Fr. Ben Hasse, Diocese of Marquette Vocation Director and Pastor at St. Albert the Great, Houghton, MI are here to share good news and the good […]

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