Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity’s home, Holy Family Convent, was visited by Xavier High School, Appleton, Wisconsin teachers Katie Wesolek and Ann McKnight and students. The Theology teachers planned a silent retreat for a few junior and senior girls. All arrived later afternoon Friday and departed about the same time on Saturday.
Near the end of the retreat, a few Franciscan Sisters served on a panel with the retreatants. Represented were Sister Catherine Gilles, a former principal of Xavier, Sister Katherine Warning, former student of the school and Sister Mary Teresa, a current Novice teaching at Roncalli High School, Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Students were free to ask their own questions of the panelists.