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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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Youth have discovered Clare House

At the end of August, five young men (Angel Vazquez, Eufemio Dimas Robaina, Aaron Richardson, Camilo Garcia Anachez, Alexis, Alvarez Pardon) entered the OFM order.  They had come from the United States, Cuba, and Columbia.  Fr. Ron Pecci OFM wanted to orient them to religious life in a secluded environment provided at Clare House.  He […]

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Teenagers and Young Adults Submit Questions to UN on Climate Change

Teenagers and Young Adults from around the world are asking what our leaders are going to do about climate change .  They’re invited to submit videos for a chance to have them presented at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York City.  The deadline for submission is September 8th.  Go to the Young Adult Page […]

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Chapter 2014 – Sisters of St. Francis

We, the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia,  just completed our  General Chapter 2014 and set congregational directions for the next six years and elected a new leadership team to help move those directions into action. Prior to the election of the new leadership team, the chapter delegates worked to create a direction statement using […]

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National Shrine of St. Katherine Drexel Novena

We are approaching the Feast Day of a local Saint – St. Katharine Drexel (March 3)! I would like to ask you to please make known to your friends and family the Novena prayers of Saint Katharine Drexel .   The Novena begins Saturday, February 22 and goes through March 2. It is a special nine-day period […]

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A Message from the Pope

  Click this link for a message from the Pope. http://www.vatican.va/auguri-francesco/en/index.html#1. It is a booklet of about 32 pages of pictures and quotes.  It is worth the time it takes to look at it.

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Christmas Flash Mob

There is a Christmas Flash Mob done by Journey of Faith at the South Baby Gallery. It is well done  Just click Play (the Right Arrow)  once it comes up.

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Cathy C. Smith

Cathy C. Smith, Photographer captured beautiful landscapes of Our Lady of Angels Convent and Franciscan Spiritual Center. Contact Information: E-mail: cc@chameleonconsultingllc.com or Mobile: 973-851-1920.

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