Mental illness
BLOG - The death of Robin Williams has brought mental illness to the forefront.  It is an illness just like cancer, arthritis or alcoholism.  Read Sister Karen’s Blog about how important to support someone suffering from depression.  Read more...



More than 300 supporters, friends and family of the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania gathered September 27, 2014 at the Franciscan Center to honor and support their work to ‘embrace the poor and marginalized’.  Read more… 

The healthcare sponsored ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio has taken another step toward joining a larger—20 state, 100 hospital—health system. Sylvania Franciscan Health, with hospitals, assisted and long-term care facilities in Ohio, Kentucky and Texas, has signed a definitive agreement to join Catholic Health Initiatives, headquartered in Englewood, Colorado. read more…