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Honorees at the Gala celebrate and give thanks for their service.

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Feb 10

Make and Take . . . Hand-Painted Silk Scarf

Friday, February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Feb 11

Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes Liturgy

Saturday, February 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Feb 13

Make and Take . . . Hand-made Cards

Monday, February 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Feb 14

Have a Heart Restock Drive

Tuesday, February 14 @ 8:00 am - Monday, February 20 @ 5:00 pm

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Franciscan Gala 2021 - The Gift Card Raffle Tree - Buy your tickets now! https://youtu.be/A4noNLbdBCU via @YouTube $1000 worth of National Brand Gift Cards. Proceeds benefit Sylvania Franciscan Ministries. #franciscan #catholicsisters #2021gala

FEAST of St.Clare -- St. Clare of Assisi is the patron saint of TV's & computer screens & was an early follower of St. Francis. Late in her life, she fell too ill to attend church, and one day the images and sounds of the entire Mass appeared in full on the wall of her room.

The feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary is tomorrow - "Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb. . ." And Mary remained with Elizabeth about three months and then returned to her home. #VisitationofMary #BlessedBeTheFruit

A campus walk reveals the beauty of nature in Sylvania.
"Our fundamental origins
Immeasurable worth
Beauty by default
Born of the Earth
We abuse it and destroy it
Despite it all it gives
But nature is powerful;
It surrounds us
It lives." #treesome #horsechestnut #Sylvania

After yesterday's verdict we pray: for George Floyd & his family. . .for Derek Chauvin & his family. . .and that both people of color & law enforcement personnel remain protected from daily threats and that they can safely interact with people. #BlackLivesMatter #peace #solutions

Living mercy is about respecting all people regardless of race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or life experience. It's about reaching out to the poor, the sick, the unwanted, and the brokenhearted. It's about loving God and loving others without counting costs.

Easter gives us hope in this world of pain, sorrows and tears.. . it reminds us that life is worth living. Let us “cling” to our resurrected Lord! “Peace be with you!” #EasterSunday #Easter2021 #ResurrectionSunday

#goodfriday2021
Today we remember God’s great love for us. Wishing you a blessed Good Friday. (Black Locust Cross- #Sylvania Franciscan campus, stands 18 ft. above ground & was carved by Srs. Jeremias & Grace Ellen, & others. Dedicated 1984.

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Franciscan Blogs

Read about spirituality, prayer, justice, peace and more in these Sylvania Franciscan Sisters’ blog posts.

Praying My Greeting Cards

By Sister Karen Zielinski, OSF   Some people take their old Christmas, anniversary or birthday cards and reuse them by cutting out the picture or verse on them and making new cards or using them […]

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Called like Francis of Assisi to live the Gospel in joyful servanthood among all people, the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio, as messengers of peace, commit themselves to works that reverence human dignity, embrace the poor and marginalized, and respect the gift of all creation.