Lent 2018-01-18T11:42:37+00:00

Lenten Lunches and Prayer Experiences

On the five Wednesdays of Lent, the public is invited for lunch and prayer in the Dining Room of the Lowell Campus.  Lunches include soups donated by local restaurants, breads baked by our Franciscan volunteers, and applesauce made from apples grown in our orchard.

Lunch is served from 12:00 – 1:00 pm and a Lenten prayer is offered at 12:45.

Donations appreciated. Listed below is the menu for 2018:   Click here

February 21   Herb Bread, Beef Barley Soup, GRCC Culinary School

February 28  Cinnamon bread, Chicken Noodle Soup, Schnitz East

March 7     Extreme Garlic bread, Minestrone Soup, Vitale’s Ada 

March 14   Cranberry Scones, Irish Soda Bread, Broccoli – Cheese Soup, Applause Catering

March 21  Dilly bread, Potato Soup, Cannonsburg Catering


Lenten Speaker Series

This series offers presentations from members of the local community in keeping with the season of Lent.  The public is invited to attend as part of the Lenten journey.

February 21 – An Introduction to the Spirituality of St. Francis/St. Clare
with Sister Mary Margaret Delaski, FSE  Lowell Campus 10:30 – noon  Click here

February 28 – Embracing the “Leper:” A Conversion of the Heart
with Sister Barbara Cline, FSE Grand Rapids Campus 6:30 – 8:00 pm  Click here

March 7 – Franciscan Prayer – The Divine and Human Relationship
with Sister Darlene Wessling, FSE Lowell Campus 10:30 – noon  Click here

March 14 – Laudato Si, mi’ Signore – “Praise to you, my Lord”
with Sister Damien Marie Savino, FSE Grand Rapids Campus 6:30 – 8:00 pm Click here

March 21 – Our Greatest Weakness as our Greatest Gift
with Sister Colleen Ann Nagle, FSE Lowell Campus 10:30 – noon  Click here