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Prospective Associates have been busy!
Prospective Associate Maria Talotta signed her commitment on Friday, July 7th.  She celebrated with her friends and neighbors from Florida, and Sisters she knew from her stay here.  We welcome her and thank her contact Associate, Jan Morris.

Maureen Feeney, S. Janet Born, Maria Talotta, S. Claire Whalen, Jan Morris

        Carolyn Meyer, Maria Talotta, Jane Schaefer


The Prospective Associate retreat is a time for prayer, reflection and discernment.  Five women spent the day together on August 26 participating in discussion with each other and the Associate Co-Directors.  The group looked at Ecology, Ministry and Service an Franciscan Symbols.

  Missy Davidson, Sally Hunter seated.  Kelly Wickerham, Karen Bell and
Chris Wesselman standing

Associate Signing

Helen Lewis made her commitment as an Assoicate of the Sisters of St. Francis on June 10, 2017.  Sisters, Assoicates, friends and her husband, Gary, joined Helen in the Oratory that morning for a prayer service and blessing.  Helen received her Associate pin from her contact Associate Betsy Savare.  The celebration was followed by the Community's Missioning Service, lunch and a tour through Epiphany Hall.  We congratulate Helen and keep her in our prayers!

Helen Lewis after signing as an Associate.

Helen and Gary Lewis enjoy a congratulatory 

Helen and Gary Lewis, Carolyn Meyer, Betsy
Savare and Jane Schaefer

The Associates and Sisters bless Helen with
the Blessing of St. Clare.

The Sisters praying during the ceremony.