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GREEN BAY, WI, November 07, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — “Maybe you’re a College, Grad Student or Post Graduate Young Catholic Professional? And you’re just beginning to consider a call to consecrated life.” reflected Vocation Directress Sr. Julie Ann Sheahan, OSF. “Then we Franciscan Sisters invite you to upcoming Retreats and Resources designed for you. We offer you on-line and in-person retreats to help you discern your life’s direction.”

November 30: Advent Zoom: Francis, Mary, and the Eucharist Anticipating 2023. Come Lord Jesus. Begin week and Advent with a Zoom evening learning about St. Francis, Mary, and the Eucharist in this Season of Joy.

December 30: Called to Pray with the Past, Present and Future Zoom. An evening on the topics of Sabbath Rest and Gratitude for the Past Year. The Closing Night Prayer adds the ritual of Blessing of Phones, Clocks, Calendars. St. Francis of Assisi prayed: “Lord, help me to live this day, quietly, easily. To lean upon Thy great strength, trustfully, restfully.… To face tomorrow, confidently, courageously.”

January 13-14: Discernment of Spirits Zoom Retreat. Based on the wisdom of St. Ignatius of Loyola. You are invited to apply it to making decisions in your own life. Along with group talks, opportunities for one-on-one guided conversation.

Interested in scheduling your own Convent Visit with us? Let us know the days or the hours that you would like to come. If you are interested in a retreat with a particular topic or an event in our Community of Sisters, please continue reading for more specific dates. All in-person events in Wisconsin take place at our Motherhouse, 2409 South Alverno Road, Manitowoc, Wisconsin. If you have transportation needs e.g. airport, ferry or Amtrak pick up, we are here to arrange the best time with you. Please call or text Sister Julie Ann at 920-323-9632 with your questions or concerns.

“At the end of our lives, all that matters is how we served our God and others, faithful to our call, and how well we respond generously to the inheritance that has been given to us.” Sr. Leonette Kochan, OSF

Since 1869, Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity have followed our Franciscan charism to serve in Catholic Health Care, Education, Campus Ministry and Parish-Community Service throughout the United States. From Missions on Dioceses in Arizona, to the Dioceses of Lincoln and Omaha; from Columbus and Steubenville, to Wisconsin and Michigan. Our newest sisters in formation have joined us from Wisconsin, Colorado, North Carolina and Texas. Would you like to know more about us? We invite you to visit

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