All Press Releases for July 16, 2021

Upcoming Discernment Retreats: Vocation Events Designed for Catholic Women 20-35

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity invite Catholic single women 20-35 discerning consecrated life to special Discernment Retreats online or in person.

"At the end of our lives, all that matters is how we served our God and others, faithful to our call, how well we respond generously to the inheritance that's been given to us." Sr. Leonette Kocha

    GREEN BAY, WI, July 16, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- A focused retreat or vocation visit can be an insightful, inspiring step forward, moving from discernment to action in following God's will. Honest questions about Franciscan Life and a calling as a consecrated religious are most welcome. Events include:

Career or Calling: At your decisive time of life, our Sisters respect your life experiences, perspective and gifts of those with professional responsibilities and educational goals while still young adults. Talents and background in a variety of areas, from health care to education to IT skills may be part of God's plan in a Franciscan ministry.

Phone Conversation: We are here willing to listen. Have questions about the call to be a Franciscan Sister or would appreciate talking to a trained spiritual director? Now is a good time to take steps in discernment.

Design Your Own Convent Visit: You are invited! Visit our Wisconsin Motherhouse or convent in Wisconsin or Michigan while discerning God's call. It is our best way of sharing our spirit. Meet some of our new sisters in Formation, and Sisters who have lived our Franciscan vocation and have experiences to share. Dates can be quite flexible.

Discernment of Spirits Zoom Retreat: Specially designed to provide you with tools to discern your calling. Franciscan Sister Jacqueline Spaniola leads the sessions based on St. Ignatius' discernment process to guide in understanding God's will for your life. Date: July 21-22 and July 23-24

Called to Pray With Saints Francis and Clare: a Franciscan Zoom Retreat to assist with discerning a call to Franciscan Prayer and Life. Individual appointments with director daily when you are available. Immerse yourself into the prayer of Saints Francis and Clare, and discover how God is working in your life at this time in history. July 30-August 1 or September 17-19

Other resources include Called to Be Franciscan youtube channel and our social media. We Franciscan are here to help provide discernment helps for you. There is no cost for retreats, but registration required. More information and registration at

Since 1869, Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity have served in Catholic Health Care, Education, Campus Ministry and Parish-Community Service throughout the U.S. Recently, discerning women have been joining us from Michigan, Colorado, North Carolina, Wisconsin and Texas.

God Calls You. We Invite You Dios te llama. Te invitamos.
Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity

Hermanas Franciscanas de la Caridad Cristiana

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