Click HERE to read the Toledo Blade's column on Fr. Greg Boyle coming to the Sylvania Franciscan Village!



Job Opportunity:

Sisters of St. Francis- Director of Congregational Advancement

Please click HERE for more information and how to apply for this job.



View Fr. Bacik's page HERE


Welcome to our Franciscan Village Homepage!

  • Wellness Day had a great turn out!

  • Dr. Vic Strecher spoke on living life "On Purpose."

  • Step Up brought awareness to suicide prevention.

  • A few of the Wellness Committee members.

  • The Toledo Zoo had a few friends out at the fair.

Holy Week and Easter Liturgy Opportunities

Holy Thursday April 17, 6:00 p.m.

Good Friday April 18, 12:30 p.m.  and Stations of the Cross 3:00 p.m.

Celebration of the Lord's Passion Easter Vigil April 19, 8:00 p.m.

Easter Sunday April 20,  9:00 a.m

Celebrate Earth Week!
Monday, April 21  11:30 a -1:00pm, SCH 14 and Tuesday, April 22, 12:00- 1:30 pm,  Regina Hall Conference Room. You are invited to: Learn about the activities and groups already involved in furthering our commitment to care for creation in the Sylvania Franciscan Village and explore what we can do to improve and expand our efforts. Click here to learn more. 
S.A.V.E. Hosts Free Lecture
Tuesday, April 29, the Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment will host a lecture titled: "Alternative Growing Practices: Hydroponic and Season Extension" The lecture will be held from 7:30pm-9:00pm in the Franciscan Center Theater. For more information please contact Sr. Rosine Sobczak at 419-824-3691. 
2014 Luminations

Saturday, April 26, 6:00pm in the Franciscan Center. Tickets are $125 per person. Luminations is held in the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Advancement Events Coordinator Kelly Dilworth at 419-824-3751 or email kdilworth@lourdes.edu.

Click here to read more about Luminations.

Franciscan Spiritual Mini-Pilgrimage

Thursday, May 1, from 10:00am- Noon. Come walk among the shrines on campus that transport us to the lives of St. Francis and Clare.

Cost:$10.00 (includes lunch)

RSVP by April 25 to Sister Joan Jurski at 419-824-3528.