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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.
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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 email@example.com
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Brother Emile of Taize ecumenical lecture at Lourdes!
Sr. Joan with attendees at a continental breakfast
The murals are installed on the mid-campus arches
Students also enjoyed hearing St. Pat recite her poetry
Sisters & Faculty enjoyed the Leadership Lecture
We are accustomed to making the six weeks of Lent a time of spiritual growth and preparation for Easter. The seven weeks from Easter to Pentecost provides another opportunity for spiritual development by reflecting on the significance of the Resurrection for our daily lives. Each of the four lectures will examine the distinctive approach of one of the four evangelists.
Wednesday, April 29 (5:30-7:00pm)
The Resurrection according to John
*All lectures will be held in the Queen of Peace Chapel*
Cost: $35 for series; $10 individual preregistered; or $15 walk-in's
To Register Online: Click Here.
Universal Initiative Foundation, a Toledo based non-profit, is holding its 2nd annual fundraising event “It’s all about building.”
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
4:30pm - 9:00pm
Pinnacle in Maumee
Universal Initiative Foundation is building a refuge “Institute of Hope” in Tabora, Tanzania to shelter and educate albino children who are being slaughtered for their body parts sold to witch doctors for magic potions. This year’s event will feature The Most Reverend Daniel E. Thomas, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Toledo, speaking about leadership, compassion and “It’s all about building”.
Richard Paat, M.D. of Maumee, the University of Toledo recipient of Missionary Doctor of the Year Award 2013, will speak about his recent mission to Tabora, Tanzania to provide free medical care.
Tickets are $ 65.00 per person or $ 585.00 for table of 10 and may be purchased at our parish office or online by secure Pay Pal at www.universalif.org.
For more information:
Call: 419-724-4770 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Working for a more sustainable environment.
Learn more and apply.
Deadlines for Proposals:
July 1, 2015
Sylvania Franciscan Village
Water Station Proposal: APPROVED!
Interested in making a donation to the SFV Green Fund?