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Through fasting and praying, we allow Him to come and satisfy the deepest hunger that we experience in the depths of our being; The hunger and thirst for God.Benedict XVl#FranciscanFriday ... See MoreSee Less
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Friends who are in the neighborhood - Sister Gretchen's kitchen crew is hosting their annual Valentine's Day Bake Sale tomorrow, Tuesday, February 13 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Regina Hall. Darling cookies, handmade chocolates and candies, and loads of sweet treats to eat and to gift. 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania, OH. ... See MoreSee Less
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"Act in a way that all those whocome in contact with you willgo away joyful." - St. FaustinaSister Ann Marie and Sister Rosalma share a little Franciscan Joy.#franciscanfridays ... See MoreSee Less
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Message your prayer intention and it will be added to the Sisters' book of prayers for the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes Mass at Queen of Peace Chapel this Sunday, February 11. May each of us be healed. ... See MoreSee Less
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These women have strong hearts AND a strong swing! Thanks for helping with the Have a Heart Restock Drive Gray Wolves!! ... See MoreSee Less
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Read about spirituality, prayer, justice, peace and more in these Sylvania Franciscan Sisters’ blog posts.

Winnie the Pooh Wisdom

When asked by Christopher Robin what he was doing, Pooh would often answer, “Nothing, Christopher Robin, adding, “doing nothing often leads to the very best something.”


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.