December 4, 2022 all-day

Sisters of St. Francis Campus Programs and Events for November 2022


Buildings & Grounds Maintenance Associate Needed 

The Sisters of St. Francis are looking for a full-time Buildings & Grounds Maintenance Associate.  The qualified candidate will have a well-rounded background in general building maintenance and grounds care and must have 3-5 years experience in a similar position. Qualified candidates should stop in to complete an application or submit a resume to Jeanine Alvarado, Director of Human Resources, 200 Saint Francis Avenue, Tiffin, OH  44883 or email to jalvarado@tiffinfranciscans.org by November 7, 2022.




Wednesday, November 23 (8:00am – 3:00pm) Science Day at the Franciscan Earth Literacy Center, 194 St. Francis Ave., Tiffin.


Theme: Survival Skills. Do you have what it takes to survive in the Ohio wilderness? Join us in learning essential skills like fire and shelter building, reading a map, campfire cooking, and how to protect ourselves from the elements. Cost is $40.00. Email Samantha Busack at sbusack@felctiffin.org to register or call 419-448-7485, space is limited. Scholarships and sibling discounts available, please inquire upon registration for an application.




Saturday, November 5 (6:30-8:00pm) Non-Scary Night Hike at the Franciscan Earth Literacy Center, 194 St. Francis Ave., Tiffin.


FREE Fun for the Entire Family and includes hay wagon rides to the woods, hike with activity stations, s’mores, hot cocoa, star gazing with telescope and more! Donations are welcome.



Sunday, December 4 – Live Nativity on the St. Francis Campus, 200 St. Francis Ave., Tiffin.


Journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem and rediscover the wonder of Christmas! Drive Thru: 4:15 – 5:15pm, Walk Thru 6:30- 8:00pm. Donation of NEW hats, scarves, gloves and socks will be collected and distributed to those in need throughout the area. Please wear comfortable shoes and warm clothes. Park behind St. Francis Home to meet your guide. Sponsored by St. Francis Community.




Shop local at SpiritSpace Gallery and Gifts located inside St. Francis Spirituality Center, 200 St. Francis Ave. in Tiffin. SpiritSpace has “gifts that enhance the spiritual dimensions of life,” including a wide variety of fair trade products, books, and locally made pottery and handcrafted wooden gifts. The gift shop is open regularly on Saturdays (10:00am- 2:00pm) from Oct. 1 – Dec. 17 and at other times by appointment. On Nov. 12th you can shop SpiritSpace at the Holiday Extravaganza at Calvert (SpiritSpace will be closed that day).  


St. Francis Spirituality Center’s 2023 “Christmas 365 Raffle” tickets are now available. 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 2023 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, 2023. Buy online and be eligible for bonus entries. Tickets will be sold online at www.francicanretreats.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.


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


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.