Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (FSPA)

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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
Community Living Experiences for discerning women: Visit Become a Sister for more information.


June 27-30, 2019
Giving Voice National Gathering
This gathering is for Catholic Sisters under age 50 to build bridges across communities in a peer-led setting to deepen relationships. This event is co-chaired by Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration Julia Walsh. Visit Giving Voice for more information.

July 14-17, 2019
Wilderness and Wonder: A Canoe and Camping Retreat
Wisconsin Northwoods
4 p.m. Sunday – 4 p.m. Wednesday
Facilitator: Sister Julia Walsh
Come experience the goodness of God manifested in the Wisconsin Northwoods during this contemplative outdoors retreat on the water. The expert guides of Camp Manito-Wish YMCA will secure our safety and facilitate our outdoor adventure as we paddle and camp on a route through the Turtle-Flambeau Flowage. Register by June 28 at Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center

Aug. 1, 2019
Honoring 141 years of continuous prayer
10 things to know about perpetual adoration
Tune in: AdorationTalk

Aug. 4, 2019
People Fest
Riverside Park, 100 State Street, La Crosse, Wisconsin
Noon – 5 p.m.
All are invited to this multicultural celebration that brings together learning and community through food, music, dance and theater. This event, free to attend, is brought to you by Immigration Task Force and Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration.

Oct. 25, 2019
Jesus At Work
Back by popular demand, Franciscan Spirituality Center and FSPA Mission Integration will co-host this morning conference for leaders and teams. Watch for details to come!


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