Sharon Havelak
BLOG - With all of the violence in the world around us, becoming “artisans of peace” is needed now more than ever.  Pope John Paul II exhorted the 600,000 gathered for World Youth Day in 2003 to “respond to inhuman hatred with the fascinating power of love." Read Sister Sharon’s Blog and become followers of Jesus—the Prince of Peace—in today’s culture that glorifies violence.  Read more…


Gala Awardees
The Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio have selected Dr. Richard A. Paat and hospital executive James W. Pope to receive the 2014 Franciscan Awards at their annual Gala on September 27, 2014 at the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University in Sylvania. 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…