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Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart in Frankfort to host Lenten programs

The Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart in Frankfort invite the community to join them for these events during Lent.

• Invitation to Spiritual
Intergenerational Gathering on Monday

The topic for this month’s Nuns & Nones gathering on Monday at St. Francis Woods is “Finding Meaning in Life.”

The Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart invite spiritually diverse men and women to Nuns & Nones, an intergenerational gathering of Catholic Sisters and people of no particular religious affiliation who want to feed their spirit and make a difference in our society.

The gatherings will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. every third Monday at St. Francis Woods, 9201 W. St. Francis Road, Frankfort.

Please RSVP to sisters@fssh.net so we can plan food and space needs.

• From 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday “Understanding the Many Names for Jesus” will be offered by the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart at St. Francis Woods, 9201 W. St. Francis Road, Frankfort.

Breakfast is at 9 a.m. The presentation begins at 9:30 a.m. Sister Marilyn Renninger, OSF will lead the discussion.

Participants will look at the names used in the prophecies in the Old Testament and their fulfillment in the New Testament.

$15 includes breakfast and handouts.

To register, call 815-464-3886 or email marilyn.renninger@fssh.net.

• A weekly scripture reflection on upcoming Sunday readings is held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Motherhouse of the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart at St. Francis Woods, 9201 W. St. Francis Road, Frankfort.

Other than April 9, 16 and 23, sessions continue until Mother’s Day.

There is no fee and no need to register.    

• The Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart’s spiritual-lending library will be open to the public each Sunday after 9 a.m. Mass as well as from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday mornings and by calling ahead at
815-469-4895.

The library is located in the Motherhouse.

For information, visit fssh.net.

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