September 1, 2022 – September 30, 2022 all-day
Sisters of St. Francis Campus Programs and Events
for September 2022
Tuesday, September 6th (6:30-8:00pm) “Preparing Vegetable Gardens in the Fall” – Fall Education Series at the Franciscan Earth Literacy Center, 194 St. Francis Ave., Tiffin.
Presenter: Rita Wienken, OSF/T
As the growing season for your vegetable garden winds down, there are a number of tasks that need accomplished so your garden’s soil can rest and be ready for spring planting. Since 1982, Sister Rita has been engaged in the production of organic foods as a farmer and a gardener. In 2005, she founded the Seeds of Hope Farm, on the St. Francis Campus, which is dedicated to the production of chemical-free produce, pastured poultry, and eggs from free range laying hens. Sister Rita comes with a passion and vision to educate people about the need for healthy, local food system. This local food system model includes assisting families with growing some of their own food that is both simple and fun to do. Donations accepted. For more info to register, please contact FELC at 419-448-7485 by Friday, September 2nd.
Saturday, September 17, (9am–12pm) “Do Something Beautiful for God” – An Oasis
Day Mini Retreat at St. Francis Spirituality Center at 200 St. Francis Spirituality Center, Tiffin.
Presenter Sr. Joy Barker, OSF. “Do Something Beautiful for God” is Mother Teresa of Calcutta’s invitation and challenge to the world and each of us! Come join us for a time of prayer, reflection on a video of her life and sharing. Doors open at 8:30 am for continental breakfast. Noon Meal Optional. Also available via Zoom.
Cost: $15 – retreat only, $27 – retreat + noon main meal. Register by September 12. Contact Jenifer Smith at 419-443-1485 or Email: peace@franciscanretreats.org or register online at www.franciscanretreats.org. Please indicate if attendance will be in person or virtual.
Employment Opportunities:
Communications/Marketing Internship with the St. Francis Community.
Our fall intern will work under the direction of our Communications Coordinator. The internship will involve working with the Sisters of St. Francis and their sponsored ministries social media accounts, taking pictures at campus events and involvement in the planning of campus fundraisers among other communications/marketing related experiences.
The internship is for the fall months; it is part time, 10 hours per week, for twelve weeks. The schedule is flexible in coordination with the candidate’s class or work schedule. Scheduled hours will be during normal business hours. The internship is paid a stipend of $1,200.00.
Interested candidates should submit resume to Jeanine Alvarado, Director of Human Resources, 200 Saint Francis Avenue, Tiffin, OH 44883 or email to jalvarado@tiffinfranciscans.org. For more details, https://www.tiffinfranciscans.org/job-posting-communications-marketing-internship/.
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. Free Will Offering. For more info or to register: 419.443.1485 or peace@franciscanretreats.org.
SpiritSpace Gallery & Gifts, located inside St. Francis Spirituality Center, 200 St. Francis Ave., Tiffin. Open by appointment only. Please call Sister Jane Omlor at 567-207-5393 until further notice. A nice selection of Sacramental gifts: Baptism, Confirmation, Wedding and First Communion. Spiritual books, cards, Fair Trade Products as well as a large selection of pottery and wood turning pieces and other original art; all locally made.
YOGA CLASS on Wednesdays from 6-7:00pm at St. Francis Spirituality Center (Greecio Room), 200 St. Francis Ave., Tiffin. Limit: 10 participants. Beginners are also welcome! Suggested Donation of $7/session. Call Sr. Paulette at 567-230-0220 to register.