Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (FSPA)

Modern Lives. Sacred Traditions.

Our latest issue: spring 2017

Welcome to Show me a sign, the newsletter for women discerning religious life and those who walk with them. We're glad you're here. Download our latest issue in full or enjoy these feature articles below. 

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Cultivating beauty through generations.
For more than 160 years the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration have cultivated beauty ... 

There are many ways to pray. As you take time to pray about your own gifts ...

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Getting in the flow of vowed life as an artist. Q & A with Sister Betty Bradley ...

Discerners seeking direction: common discernment questions ...

Q: How have the fine arts been a part of your life as an FSPA?

"The arts provide a variety of lenses through which we come to see the dignity inherent in all of creation and provides a glimpse of the divine artist." -Sister Laura Nettles

Sisters Marlene Weisenbeck, Karen Kappell and Laura Nettles answer how the fine arts have been a part of their lives as an FSPA.



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In the Called video series, meet several FSPA who share their discernment stories (and answer some tough questions). And listen to our Motherhouse Road Trip podcast to meet Sisters Katie and Eileen. 

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