Franciscan Sisters and Cistercian Nuns Host Silent Retreat

Sister JulieAnn Sheahan

March 28, 2017

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity and Cistercian Nuns invite single Catholic women ages 18-35 to a silent Discernment of Spirits Retreat specially designed for you. Franciscan Sister Jacqueline Spaniola, OSF leads the retreat, based on St. Ignatius’ discernment process to guide you in understanding God’s will for your life. Questions are welcome. Sisters and Nuns will gladly take time to respond. Franciscan Sisters and Cistercian Discernment of Spirits Retreat Day

Saturday, April 29 at the Valley of Our Lady Monastery, Prairie du Sac, WI

View poster here:FSCC-Cistercian Retreat Flyer_042917_8.5x11_webRegister here.

Franciscan Sister Jacqueline and Sister Julie Ann at Valley of Our Lady Cistercian MonasteryThe Cistercian Nuns have a prayerful home at Valley of Our Lady Monastery, the only Catholic convent of its kind in the U.S. We visited them recently. The Cistercian Community lives in the country on farmland. The main house is at the foot of a picturesque bluff. Fitting for a silent retreat, we will join the Nuns in becoming singularly focused on prayer in this environment, and  have the opportunity to listen to God without a lot of distraction. St. Francis would feel at home among the beauty of this landscape. In fact, a statue of this saint of ecology is not far from the statue of Mary pictured above. Read more about the Cistercian Community here.

For more information call or text Sister Julie Ann at 920-323-9632.


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