What Franciscan Sisters Do in the Fall of the Year

Paul Keggington

August 17, 2011

In August/September it is ‘tradition’ that Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity in each of our local communities spend 2 days creating an atmosphere for a faith community and planning for the year. Important to  these days are prayer and discussion materials centered around a particular theme.

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity serving in Nebraska enjoy the historic Joslyn Castle together for Community Days August 2011.

This year’s theme carries forth the General Assembly of the International Franciscan Conference of the Third Order Regular: Becoming a Disturbing Presence in Today’s World-Christ, through Francis, Clare and …ME!

While our prayer materials celebrate our vowed Francisan Sisters of Christian Charity life with its own rich symbols of rose, ring and crucifix, discussion materials include a homily by Mons. Domenico Sorrentino, Bishop of Assisi, and a talk by Fr. Anthony J. Gittins, CSSp. Curious as to what it means to be a disturbing presence reflective of Christ, Francis and Clare? We invite you to read these materials with us. Click here.

Often the days include recreational activities that help the Sisters grow in appreciation for each other and the people and area of the country where they have been called to serve.

Enjoy these photos submitted by:

  • St. Mary, West Point, NE

  • St. Peter Mission, Bapchule, AZ

What does it mean to be a disturbing presence in today’s world?

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