Prospective Associates gathered in Oldenburg on August 25th to continue their formation and get to know one another. The two Associate co-directors, Carolyn Meyer and Jane Schaefer led morning prayer and facilitated discussions and reflections about the Franciscan teaching, “Care of Creation,” Ministry and Call and Franciscan symbols. The group tou… [ Read More ]
We have had requests for a list of those opportunities for Associates in a variety of areas. There are opportunities in St. Clare Hall, Adopt-A-Sis, Michaela Farm, and various events with the Oldenburg area. You are welcome to visit or call hospitalized Associates or offer to be photographer for a variety of Associate events. Click here for a lis… [ Read More ]
We celebrate with Associate, Brother Joe Bach, O.S.F. as he made his perpetual religious profession on Saturday, July 21, 2018. Brother Joe is a member of the Congregation of the Religious Brothers of the Third Order Regular of St. Francis in Brooklyn, N.Y. May the Lord bless him, keep him and fill his life with joy and peace. A quote chosen by B… [ Read More ]
The Associates of the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, IN are celebrating the jubilee and signing of new members on September 9, 2018 at the 9:30 AM Mass in the Motherhouse Chapel. The Associates of 25 and 15 years will be celebrating their jubilees. This is followed by a festive noon meal in the Sisters’ dining room. At 1:30 there will be a p… [ Read More ]
On July 14, 2018, 9:00-11:30 AM in the Membership Room (226) relax and enjoy a morning of hospitality, reflection and conversation with sights and sounds of summer. Dress casual and comfortable as we celebrate the season of Summer. RSVP to the Associate Office by Monday, July 9, 2018, at 812-933-6439 or 812-933-6457 or email@example.com (H… [ Read More ]
Congratulations to Associate Chris Wesselman for graduating from the Beech Grove Spiritual Direction Training Program and is now a Spiritual Director. Chris, although a new Associate, is very active during community events at the Motherhouse, participates in several Associate small groups and has recently been elected to the Associate Board.
As a means of narrowing the bridges and opening the door for new friendships to be formed, Associates were given an Associate’s name, randomly drawn, to hold in prayer until this time next year. The prayer below was sent to all Associates to use if they would like. Gracious and loving God, thank you for the gift of _____________ to the Associate re… [ Read More ]