First Profession 2011: So what causes two twenty- six year old Mid-Western, sanguine, extroverted, beautiful, Franciscan University graduates with seven siblings each to embrace such a counter-cultural life of poverty, chastity, and obedience in a world that puts the unchecked pursuit of money, sex, and power on such a sky-scraping pedestal? See the video entitled First Profession 2011 for the answer!
Community Week 2011 : In the beginning of July, we had 10 days of heartwarming, spiritually enriching, sisterly bonding,and mind challenging time as a community together. Yes, we were all here together in our new big house! It was a GREAT JOY!We prayed, played, studied, and worked together. The theme was “Obedience of Love”See the video entitled Community Week 2011 for some snapshots from our week!
Turkey Bowl: As part of our Thanksgiving Day celebration (2010) and as a way of not succumbing to the effects of the tryptophan in the turkey, some of the sisters decided to play a game of football! We had a muddy field full of puddles and the temperature was about 45 degrees, but we had a blast! Check out the pictures and video footage from our game by viewing the video entitled Turkey Bowl! Also be on the look out for footage from our 2011 Turkey Bowl as this has become an annual Thanksgiving event!
Father of Mercy Chapel Dedication: August 1, 2010 was a day that shall go down in the history of our community and shall be celebrated annually for years to come. Our new chapel was dedicated and the altar was consecrated in our new motherhouse. Be sure to check out the video entitled Father of Mercy Chapel Dedication to see the images captured on this wonderful day in our communities history.