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CANCELED Interfaith dialogue for March 16, 2017

The Interfaith dialogue scheduled for March 16, 2017 (7 to 8:30 PM) has been canceled because of low registration.

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First Online Course

This month we’re trying something new.  Julia Keegan, OSF will conduct a four week online course on Gratitude.  Since this is a pilot there is no cost for the event.  The following link would take you to the event site and the way to register online:  http://fscaston.org/events/online-course-on-gratitude/  Once you register you would receive all materials via […]

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Rea McDonnell, SSND – Sunday Scripture Treat

Today Sr. Rea sent us a reflection on the Sunday Scripture for the Feast of Christ the King.  For those who followed her in the past before her retirement I know you’ll enjoy this one.  You can access by the link “Feast of Christ the King” or by going to our website www.fscaston.org and then […]

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Letter from our Director

On the beginning of our 20th Anniversary there is a new letter from our Director.

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Young Adult Gatherings

We gather Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 6:30.  The talk and sharing begins at 7:30.  The topic Melissa has prepared for us is “How to Live and Promote Franciscan values in a chaotic world”.  Come with your heart ready and your spirit filled with eager expectation.  It’s been a long time since we’ve been together.  It’s […]

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Preview Sheet 2016-2017

Our preview sheet for 2016-2017 is available at this link:  preview-sheet-2016-2017 Our 2016-2017 programs occur in our 20th Anniversary year.  So you will see some old friends and some new ones as you review this preview sheet.  You can begin to register for these programs on May 1, 2016.  There are three registration options (US mail, […]

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Seeing the crèche with our heart wide open…

Christmas is central to Franciscan Spirituality in so many ways but none more than the crèche.  At our motherhouse we have a large crèche that actually occupies its own room during the Christmas season.  It was made by Fr. Farrell who was our chaplain when I first entered our community in 1964.  I was sitting […]

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2015-2016 Program Listing

Click on this link to see all the programs that are offered at the Franciscan Spiritual Center from September 2015 to August 2016. Preview Sheet 2015-2016

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Important Websites for us

The Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia – Our Congregation’s Website Our Franciscan Spiritual Center – West Coast – Our Congregation’s Spiritual Center on the West Coast      

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Presenter Change for Charism Day

Unfortunately David Haas is unable to join us for Charism Day but Carmel Boyle has agreed to join us for the day.  For many years Carmel Boyle’s music has given words to our prayer and helped us hear God speak to us. Her music and message have resounded in the hearts of countless pilgrims. Come, […]

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