Sylvania Franciscan Connections

Creating a greater culture of unity rooted in the values of St. Francis

St. Joes's St. Fran Day

Through community events, programs and service, Sylvania Franciscan Connections brings people together for the purposeful expression of Franciscan values.

  • Creating uncommon connections and multi-generational experiences.
  • Modeling an environment of peace, compassion, justice, and reverence for all life.
  • Bringing our resources together and reaching out into the community to address needs wherever we serve.

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Upcoming Events and Initiatives

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Sylvania Franciscan Sponsored Ministries

Bethany House, a long-term shelter for victims of domestic violence

Sophia Center, counseling and academic testing/evaluations for children, adolescents and adults

Rosary Care Center, a skilled nursing facility and Our Lady of Grace, an assisted living facility

Lourdes University, founded by the Sylvania Franciscan Sisters in 1958.

Our Lady of Grace Hall,  independent living for Sylvania Franciscan Sisters.

Convent Park Apartments for senior citizens (55+)

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Mission And Values

Mission & Vision