January 19, 2022 – February 28, 2022 all-day

Sisters of St. Francis Campus Programs and 

Events for January -February 2022


Christmas 365 Fundraiser –First Drawing, Tuesday, January 25th 


Support St. Francis Spirituality Center by purchasing a ticket for the 2022 Christmas 365 Raffle! Raffle drawings for cash prizes are held on the 25th day of every month giving away $4500 in cash prizes with up to 13 chances to win, including an extra $500 drawing on Christmas Day 2022. Each winning ticket goes back into the drum for a chance to win on the next drawings. Tickets are $10 each or 6 for $50 and are on sale through September 1, 2022. As an added pandemic incentive, purchase 6 tickets and receive 3 FREE entries, 12 tickets and receive 6 FREE entries, or 18 tickets and receive 9 FREE entries. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting https://franciscanretreats.org/christmas-365-2022-raffle/. 

Winners will be notified by phone, and names will be posted on St. Francis Spirituality Center’s Facebook page and website: www.franciscanretreat.org.




Friday, February 25 (7:00 – 9:00pm) Support St. Francis Community by purchasing a ticket for the Virtual Mardi Gras Reverse Raffle via Zoom. Over $5,000 in prizes and lots of “Lucky Loser” prizes including $200 for the 1st ticket out! Only 350 tickets are available!

Ticket Options: $35 ticket includes: Reverse Raffle entry and 1 entry to win $500 and 1 entry for to win a $250 gift card tree. $50 ticket includes: 1 Reverse Raffle entry, 1 entry to win $500, 1 entry to win a $250 gift card tree AND a $15 gift card to Carmie’s BBQ Grill, Reino’s Pizza & Pasta OR Xcaret Mexican Restaurant.

Purchase Tickets: www.tiffinfranciscans.org or call 419-447-0435. Deadline: noon on Friday, February 18. Login information will be emailed or texted 2 days before the event. Follow us on Sisters of St. Francis Facebook at (Tiffin Franciscans) for updates and to watch the Reverse Raffle LIVE!

Online Auction: Feb. 18 (noon) – Feb. 25 (noon). View auction items and set up an account. Auction site: http://www.32auctions.com/SFCMardiGras2022.

All proceeds from the Mardi Gras will support St. Francis Community: Sisters of St. Francis, St. Francis Senior Ministries, St. Francis Spirituality Center and the Franciscan Earth Literacy Center








Following Jesus: A Lenten Series by Zoom starting Monday, February 21st and offered weekly until Monday, April 12th 


What will enable me to be a more faithful disciple? What will heal our nation? What will restore justice in our world?

Following Jesus: A Lenten Series produced by Catholic Relief Services & US Conference of Catholic Bishops will be offered virtually on Zoom every Monday beginning February 21st, 2022. Through prayer, video clip, reflection and discussion we will explore the seven themes of Catholic social teaching which arise from the example of Jesus, and discover ways to apply these themes in our everyday lives.

Register by February 15th with Jennifer at 419-443-1485 or peace@franciscanretreats.org or online at www.franciscanretreats.org


Science Day for Kids on Monday, February 21 (8am-3pm) for ages 6-10 years at the Franciscan Earth Literacy Center, 194 St. Francis Ave., Tiffin.


Theme: Invisible Forces


Invisible forces are acting on us all day every day and we often don’t notice. Join us in exploring the invisible forces of magnetism, electricity, gravity, and tension. Cost is $40.


Masks are required to be worn indoors by all attendees and staff. Register early as space is limited! Scholarships and sibling discounts available. Register online at www.felctiffin.org or by calling 419-448-7485.



Saturday, March 26 (9:00am-12:00pm) Oasis Day Mini-Retreat, “Yearning for God: Voices from the Creative Tradition” at 200 St. Francis Spirituality Center, 200 St. Francis Ave., Tiffin.


Yearning for God: Voices from the Creative Tradition” will be held on March 26th at 9 AM. Presenter Dan Moulton will take us through history during this retreat!

Meet the two remarkable women, St. Hildegard of Bingen and Lillias Trotter, whose love of God manifested itself in artistic expressions of faith, but whose life journeys took them in uniquely different directions. We will hear their stories, reflect on their creative works, and consider where the Creative Tradition fits into out own spiritual journeys.

Register by March 20th. Contact Jennifer at 419-443-1485 or email: peace@franciscanretreats.org or online at www.franciscanretreats.org. This event can be attended in person or virtually.




Every Wednesday, (7pm-8pm) Conversations about Coping through COVID-19 using Zoom offered through St. Francis Spirituality Center, 200 St. Francis Ave., Tiffin. 

An informal opportunity to talk through the many challenges, losses, fears and questions brought on by the pandemic and gain support and help from peers.  Conversations facilitated by Sister Edna Michel.  Contact 419.443.1485 for more information or to receive Zoom access number.


Every Thursday (7:00pm-8:30pm) Conversations about Faith offered through St. Francis Spirituality Center, 200 St. Francis Ave., Tiffin.

Conversations About Faith is an informal discussion where matters of faith can be freely discussed and explored. Participants bring their own topics of interest. Although the faith lens will be primarily Roman Catholic, all faith traditions are welcome. Some sessions offered by Zoom only and some “hybrid” – both in person and via Zoom.  Contact the following for information about this week’s manner of meeting. Conversations will be guided by Sister Edna Michel, OSF, M.A.(Theology). Free Will Offering. For more info or to register: 419.443.1485 or peace@franciscanretreats.org