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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.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Winter has officially arrived to Lourdes' Campus
A prayer service honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
A candlelight procession followed the commemoration
Sr. Barb and Lourdes' students in Washington D.C.
"Urban Farming Ministry" presented by Brian Ellis, Land Manafer at the University Church on Hill Avenue.
The presentation is sponsored by the Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment (S.A.V.E.) Inc.,
and the Center for Science Education and the Environment (CSEE) at Lourdes University.
Tuesday, January 27
Franciscan Theater and Conference Center
For further information, please contact Sr. Rosine Sobczak: 419-824-3691 or email@example.com
The Franciscan Village's annual collection of hygiene items for local outreach centers is coming up during the first weeks of February. We will be collecting things that cannot be purchased through the Food Stamp program such as toilet paper, shampoo, soap, etc.
Please start saving items now-especially bathroom tissue!
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February 4-February 12, 2015
Like to read? Like to talk about what you've read? Join us! This year we're reading, Nickel and Dimed, by Ehrenreich.
Dinner & Discussion:
February 17, 2015
Cost: $10.00 includes book and dinner
You may pick up the book in All Good Things Gift Shop or Lourdes Hall Room 211
Presented by Sister Shannon Schrein. Our reflection together will consider Mary’s significance in our lives. The way that she lived serves as a model for us and will help us to grow in faith. We will consider her life in Nazareth, her biblical portrait and what the Church has come to know and believe about Mary of Nazareth, Mother of Jesus, sister, friend, prophet and disciple.
February 21, 2015
Regina Hall Conference Center
Practitioners' Conference (CEU's)
Cost: Donation (suggested $20/person)
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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?