View Father Bacik's Page Here
October 5 - Book Discussion on Chapter 5 of Humble Confidence. To register online click Here.
October 19 - Pope Francis: Reflections on His Visit to the United States. To register online click Here.
Sisters of St. Francis
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All Good Things
The Sisters' gift shop, All Good Things, is great for browsing - and buying!
Unique to the shop are the "holy aromas" - soaps and lotions made in-house by the Sisters, handmade jewelry and a variety of greeting cards. Art works both from Sr. Jane Mary's studio and beautiful one-of-a-kind tie-dyed scarves by Sr. Sharon Havelak are also available.
Jana Whitmore, the Shop Manager, offers periodic art and craft sessions. The store is committed to offering Fair Trade items and all proceeds go to support the mission of the Sisters of St. Francis.
For more information:Click Here
Two hermitages are located on the Sylvania campus of the Sisters of St. Francis. These are self-contained one room, with bath, buildings on the property set aside for persons to sit with God alone and in contemplation. The Hermitages in are open to the public for a day or a week.
For more information call: 419-824-3611
Regina Spirituality & Conference Center
The Regina Spirituality & Conference Center is a place for people from all walks of life. Located on the Motherhouse grounds of the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio just northwest of Toledo, it is a place for prayer, personal development and educational formation.
Overnight lodging: $40 per person
Use of Conference Room: $100 per day
Private Retreat: $400 one week
For more information or reservations contact:
Sister Joan Jurski, OSF
Lourdes offering Expanded Facility Rentals
Lourdes University is pleased to announce that beginning spring 2015, organizations can begin reserving various areas of the campus for summer activities such as conferences, seminars, and camps. Located in the picturesque Toledo suburb of Sylvania, Ohio, Lourdes boasts over 19,000 square feet of flexible-use meeting and special event space as well as on-site housing. For more information or to explore utilizing Lourdes University’s meeting and special event spaces please contact:
Franciscan Center executive director Penny Marks 419-824-3971 firstname.lastname@example.org
Explore the many options on Lourdes campus: Here
Sisters supporting Lourdes at Celebrity Wait Night
Students take residents for a walk around campus
Sisters and residents enjoyed a barbeque outside
Sisters enjoyed the tour of the mid-campus area!
Sisters gather for Prayer for the Care of Creation
Grieving Our Losses To Be Open to Life:
This session will address aspects of loss and grief and offer practical strategies to move through the grieving process. Free and Open to all; Bring your lunch; dessert and drinks will be provided.
Sr. Sharon Pollnow, Social Worker at the Sophia Center
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Regina Hall Conference Room
CARE FOR CREATION
View Pope Francis' Encyclical Letter here.
Ilia Delio's article on the Encyclical here
Sylvania Franciscan Village Announces:
Three Green Fund Grant Projects!
Interested in making a donation to the SFV Green Fund?