October 3, 2023 – November 4, 2023 all-day

Sisters of St. Francis Campus Programs and Events for October 2023


Tuesday, October 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 (5:00-6:00pm) – Yoga Classes at St. Francis Spirituality Center (Lower Level), 200 St. Francis Ave., Tiffin. 

Limited: 10 participants. Beginners are welcome. Suggested Donation of $7/ session. Call Sr. Paulette for Schroeder at 567-230-0220 to register.

Wednesdays, October 25 & November 8 (6:00-7:00pm) Autumn Centering Prayer offered by St. Francis Spirituality Center on the St. Francis Campus, 200 St. Francis Ave., Tiffin. 


Bring a lawn chair and join us around the fire for a time of centering prayer, a receptive method of silent prayer. A period of lectio divina (sacred reading) on spiritual themes related to the season will be included. Those new to centering prayer are welcome.

Program will be led by Jerry Schmidt, a Tiffin Franciscan Associate & Laudato Si’ Animator. Gather on the Convent East Lawn, located by the Convent Archway (weather permitting). In the event of inclement weather, meet at the St. Francis Spirituality Center Chapel.

Free will offering. Registration preferred at peace@franciscanretreats.org or 419-443-1485.


St. Francis Spirituality Center’s 2024 “Christmas 365 Raffle” tickets are available starting October 1st. Support the work of healing, reconciliation, and renewal while participating in a fun raffle fundraiser with cash prizes! Purchase a ticket to be entered into the raffle for a chance to win cash prizes valued between $200-$500! A winner’s name will be drawn on the 25th day of each month during 2024 beginning January 25th. There will be two $500 drawings on Dec. 25th. Tickets are $10 each or 6 for $50 and will be on sale from Oct. 1, 2023 – Sept. 1, 2024. Buy online and be eligible for bonus entries. Tickets will be sold through our website www.franciscans.org and at other community events. All proceeds will be used for programming at St. Francis Spirituality Center . . . an oasis of Healing, Reconciliation, and Renewal. For questions, call 419-443-1485.


Fresh Eggs for Sale at the Seeds of Hope Farm, 194 St. Francis Ave., Tiffin, located on the St. Francis Campus. Cost: $3.50/dz. All sales benefit the Franciscan Earth Literacy Center.


Saturday, November 4 (6:30-8:00pm) Non-Scary Night Hike at the Franciscan Earth Literacy Center, 194 St. Francis Ave., Tiffin.

This FREE family event includes hay wagon rides to the woods, hike with activity stations provided by 4-H OSU Extension Office, s’mores, and hot cocoa. Donations are welcome.