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