In the weeks following any tragedy, worldwide or personal, it is hard to know where to turn to find comfort… and even harder to know where to place our trust. Associate Patrick Mills discusses the importance of learning to place your trust in God. Read more…


Year of Consecrated Life

Pope Francis has declared 2015 the Year of Consecrated Life as an opportunity to shine a bright light on what vowed religious have and are doing to make this a better world to live in.

Read what Sylvania Franciscan Sister Sister Patricia Hejna has to say about her life serving the Church.



The Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio recently received a grant of $7,501 from SOAR! (Support Our Aging Religious) to purchase equipment for Rosary Care Center (RCC), the long-term care facility for women and men religious located on the Motherhouse grounds in Sylvania. Read more...


Sylvania Franciscan Sister Jane Mary Sorosiak was recently honored by the Franciscan Federation with the 2015 “Responding to God’s Love” Award for her work reflecting the beauty and goodness of God through artistic expression. The award was received on her behalf on June 21, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana during the Federation’s annual conference. (Posted 7.9.15) Read more...

Thirteen Sylvania Franciscan Sisters, representing 740 years of “joyful servanthood” celebrated their Jubilee on June 27 with a Mass in Queen of Peace Chapel and luncheon in the Franciscan Center on the Motherhouse grounds. Twin sisters Sister Alicia and Sister Lenore Eagles were honored for their 75th Jubilee.  Four sisters celebrated
60 years and seven 50 years. Read more… 


Congratulations to our June Raffle winners:
$250: Monsignor Hall
$100: Marie Mack
$50: Judy Schneider
Sisters Margaret Hall, Mary Jon Wagner and  Joan Jurski won the gift cards. 

Our next drawing is Friday, July 31 at 3:00 p.m. You have 18 more chances to win so get your tickets today! Simply print and mail in this form or click here to purchase tickets online.



Liturgy Calendar
Queen of Peace 

2015 Year of Consecrated Life

The Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania invite you to celebrate with them throughout the year.