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50th International Eucharistic Congress

Sr. Carrie Ann and Sr. Miriam went to the International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin, Ireland from June 10th-17th. It was a week-long celebration of liturgies, workshops and sessions of catechesis on the Eucharist, priesthood and our Catholic faith in general. … Continue reading

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Reforged in the Spirit

During the weekend of June 1-3 we gathered as a community for a Charismatic Retreat entitled “Reforged in the Spirit.” The weekend included renewing our Baptismal Promises, testimonies and talks by our sisters, a time of praise and worship and … Continue reading

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Fortnight for Freedom

The Bishops of the United States have officially launched the “Fortnight for Freedom”, a special time to pray for the preservation of religious freedom in our country. During this time our community is praying an extra Mercy Chaplet at the … Continue reading

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Vacation Bible School Ministry

June 17th-22nd Sr. Joan Paule and Sr. Maria Clare taught at a Vacation Bible School held at Holy Family Parish serving all of the Steubenville parishes. They taught ages 4-12 with the theme being the Mass and the gift of … Continue reading

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Community Retreat Culminating with Pentecost

Come Holy Spirit! Pentecost Sunday was the culmination of an eight day silent retreat for the community. We were incredibly blessed! Fr. Boniface Hicks, O.S.B., joined us for the entire week, giving us conferences every day to prepare our hearts … Continue reading

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Celebrating our Togetherness, “Being Under One Roof”

The summer is always a wonderful time of being reunited with our Sisters that come home from the mission houses. We welcomed home our Sisters that are assigned to our house in Gaming, Austria in early May.  We had a … Continue reading

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Franciscan Sisters, T.O.R. Involved in Flash Mob

During Franciscan University’s “Reading Day” on May 3rd, 2012, in the JC Williams Center, our sisters joined Beloved First Truth and Sacrifice of Love households in a flash mob to the tune of “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee” to help … Continue reading

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Celebration of Sr. Jean Daugherty, T.O.R. 50th Jubilee of Vows

We celebrated Sr. Jean Daugherty’s 50th jubilee of profession of vows on Sunday July 8th, one day prior to the actual date of Sr. Jean’s Golden Jubilee. Bishop Emeritus Gilbert Sheldon was the main celebrant, and joining him were a … Continue reading

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Open House and May Crowning

On May 5th, we had our annual Open House and May Crowning. It was a joy to welcome between 250 -300 people among our family, friends, and neighbors. The day started at 1:00 PM and included many different types of … Continue reading

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Parish Life in the Spirit Retreat: Columbus, Ohio

Sr. Mary Rose and Sr. Rita Clare presented a parish retreat on “Life in the Spirit” in Columbus, Ohio in April, 2012.  With teaching, testimonies, prayer ministry, and evangelization, the sisters served parishioners at St. John Neuman Parish, encouraging them … Continue reading

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