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Mother Adelaide, foundress of the Sylvania Franciscans, was many things, but above all, she was an artist. She always told the Sisters to use white, gold and silver when making Christmas ornaments because they didn’t absorb light, but gave back, thus enhancing what they reflected. Read Sister Ann Carmen’s Blog and learn how as young novices when everything was ‘beginning to look a lot like Christmas’, they modeled Mother Adelaide’s direction to become a true reflection of the Babe of Bethlehem who came as a messenger of peace and a seeker of justice. Read more…
 

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Advent Reflection: Friday, December 19

Miracles of Life

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The Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio celebrated 98 years as a Congregation on Dec. 8.  Answering a call from the Bishop of Toledo in 1916, 23 Franciscan Sisters from Rochester, Minnesota came to teach in local schools, eventually becoming known as the Sylvania Franciscans. Read more…

 


Deciding to join a women's religious community isn't necessary an exciting process to watch. The six-part series "The Sisterhood" tried to make discerning a vocation on-the-edge-of-your-seat and drama filled, which, as Sylvania Franciscan Sister Karen Zielinski clearly points out, isn't usually the case. Read her Blog about the final two episodes of this reality TV show and how it tried to pull viewers into a process that isn't readily made for public viewing. Read more...

 

Events

Liturgy Calendar
 
Queen of Peace 

Advent Prayer Services
 

Wednesday - December 17
7:00 p.m.
Queen of Peace Chapel

 

Christmas Liturgy
 

Christmas Eve
Wednesday, December 24
4:30 p.m.
Queen of Peace Chapel

Christmas Day
Thursday, December 24
9:00 a.m.
Queen of Peace Chapel

 

3rd Annual Human Trafficking Prayer Service
 

Thursday, January 15, 2015
 7:00 p.m.
Corpus Christi University Parish