Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (FSPA)

Modern Lives. Sacred Traditions.

FSPA Events


Tuesdays and Saturdays
Mindful Meditation with Sister Shirley Morrissey
Franciscan Spirituality Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin
Join the group for 20 minutes of silence followed by five minutes of walking meditation and then 20 minutes of sitting. The sessions conclude with a short reading and time for sharing. Sister Shirley is happy to provide an introduction to meditation if it is new to you. Every Tuesday, 5:30-7 p.m. and every Saturday, 8-9:30 a.m.

Global Awareness Through Experience programs: Visit GATE for more information.‚Äč
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April 23, 2018
ParTee for a Cause: Chipping Away at Homelessness
Tee up for our second annual event!

April 30, 2018
The FSPA Justice and Peace Office offers border immigration immersion presentation by Father John Schultz.

May 11, 2018
The Summons - 
Postville Immigration Raid: 10th anniversary
Summons to Change of Heart, Change in #Immigration Laws
Gather at St. Bridget Church, Postville, Iowa, for Interfaith Prayer Service. Then walk to Meyer Park near site of raid for noon rally. 

– To remember the 389 workers who were arrested on May 12, 2008 at Agriprocessors, Inc. in Postville, Iowa.
– To recognize this as a Summons – a defining moment to challenge current anti-immigrant rhetoric and behaviors 
– To unite in demanding just, humane and comprehensive immigration reform.

A Spanish Mass also will be held at St. Bridget Church on Saturday, May 12 at 7 p.m. .

June 20-30, 2018
Global Awareness Through Experience program to El Salvador

July 12-22, 2018
Global Awareness Through Experience program to Mexico-Chiapas

July 17-20, 2018
Meet the Rest of the Relatives
Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center, Hiawatha, Iowa
Join Sister Nancy Hoffman and engage with nature in a fresh and childlike manner. Share with our natural family as they reveal their astonishing information about God's marvelous plan. Come with a huge capacity to be renewed. Visit Prairiewoods online to register.

July 20-22, 2018
Backpacking Retreat with Sister Julia Walsh
Preview this retreat at Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center, Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin

August 9-19, 2018
Global Awareness Through Experience program to Guatemala 

November 7-17, 2018 and December 1-11, 2018
Global Awareness Through Education program to Cuba

November 30-December 4, 2018
Advent Retreat with Sister Marla Lang
Preview this retreat listing at Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center

December 7-9, 2018
In Stillness, We Wait: 3-day Silent Directed Retreat
Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center, Hiawatha, Iowa
Facilitators include Sisters Betty Daugherty and Lucille Winnike 

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