Sharon Havelak
BLOG - With all of the violence in the world around us, becoming “artisans of peace” is needed now more than ever.  Pope John Paul II exhorted the 600,000 gathered for World Youth Day in 2003 to “respond to inhuman hatred with the fascinating power of love." Read Sister Sharon’s Blog and become followers of Jesus—the Prince of Peace—in today’s culture that glorifies violence.  Read more…


In Memoriam
In Memoriam: Sister M. Laurene Poplaw entered eternal life on September 29, 2014. Sister Laurene served in a variety of ministries for over 70 years.  She was a kindergarten and elementary school teacher for over 48 years. read more ...

The healthcare sponsored ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio has taken another step toward joining a larger—20 state, 100 hospital—health system. Sylvania Franciscan Health, with hospitals, assisted and long-term care facilities in Ohio, Kentucky and Texas, has signed a definitive agreement to join Catholic Health Initiatives, headquartered in Englewood, Colorado. read more…