There is something about a handwritten letter that lets you slow down and find the real message in it.  Read Sister Ann Carmen’s Blog and hear how a letter, written longhand, by a former Lourdes student, helped remind her that more, much more, can be accomplished if you let God work in and through you, instead of trying to do it alone. Read more… 



Sylvania Franciscan Sister Rita Jane Radecki received Board certification as a hospital chaplain from the National Association of Catholic Chaplains on March 7 at their annual conference in Arlington, Virginia.  Sister Rita Jane has been a member of the Spiritual Care staff of St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan, Texas since 2009. (Posted 4.14.15) Read more…


Sylvania Franciscan Sister Marie Andrée Chorzempa retired from her position as Congregational Archivist on March 27, 2015 after 70 years of ministering in “joyful servanthood” for the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio. Read more..

Sylvania Franciscan Sister Margaret Hall recently returned to Houston, Missouri to participate in the 25th anniversary of the Texas County Food Pantry, where she was the executive director for 10 years. Read more…


Sylvania Franciscan Sister Mary Jo Mike, principal of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Elementary School in Biloxi, Mississippi, was recently honored with the Distinguished Principal Award from the National Catholic Educational Association for her dedication and commitment to excellence. 


Liturgy Calendar
Queen of Peace 

Father Bacik Lecture
 Part IV:
Wednesday, April 29 from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
The Resurrection According to John
Queen of Peace Chapel