Summer Wellness Series HERE


View Fr. Bacik's page HERE

Father Bacik Lecture: Tuesday, August 19 

To Register Online Click HERE.


Welcome to our Franciscan Village Homepage!

  • St. Francis Surrounded by Beautiful Greenery.

  • Our Lady of Grace Making Prayer Pillows.

  • Athletic Summer Photo-shoot!

  • Sr. Gretchen is Making Homemade Jam!

  • Msgr. Cleo Schmenk Strumming the Guitar!

Everything You Need to Know About Rain Gardens

Thursday, July 24 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Cafe Lourdes Patio.

Jim Minesky, of the Lourdes University Biology and Health Science Department, will talk about the Rain Garden project on our campus. Find out how easy it is to start your own Rain Garden and help keep our waterways healthy.

Gleaning Days!

Have extra produce from your farm or garden? Bring it to the Sylvania Franciscan Village and we will distribute it to local families and shelters in need!

August 4-22

Monday-Thursday from 9am-4pm

There will be a table inside of Lourdes University at the Welcome Center and outside of All Good Things in Madonna Hall.

Call 419-824-3515 for more information.

Lunch in the Library

Thursday, August 14 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in the Duns Scotus Library Sylvania Franciscan Village Motherhouse Grounds. Bring your lunch to the library and Karen Mohar, Duns Scotus Librarian, will share about about its history, artwork, special collections, Franciscana Room and more.

Father Bacik Lecture: Bernard Lonergan on Conversion

Tuesday, August 19 from 5:30-7:00pm in the Franciscan Center. To register please call Kim at 419-367-6103 or kwilson@sistersosf.org