Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (FSPA)

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Partners commissioned, now join us in perpetual adoration

FSPA recently welcomed seven new prayer partners, three of whom were commissioned in Mary of the Angels Chapel on Nov. 9.

Shane Barth

Shane Barth is from the Twin Cities and is a regular adorer at Lumen Christi Parish. He and his wife Deb have two adult sons. Shane is a woodworker and musician. He prays with us the first Sunday of each month at 7 a.m. when he is visiting his parents in the La Crosse area.

Marcia Bentley has recently moved to La Crosse from Madison. She is a spiritual director at the Franciscan Spirituality Center. Marcia will pray with us on Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m.

Krista Clements Orlan, Sue Lund, Marcia Bentley

Krista Clements Orlan is an affiliate and often serves as cantor for St. Rose liturgies. She and her husband, Steve, have a teenage son and are members of Mary, Mother of the Church in La Crosse. Krista is part of the reverie harp program and is also a detoxification consultant. She prays with us on Tuesday at 4 p.m. 

Sue Lund, a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Holmen, is a retired nurse who graduated from Viterbo University. Sue, a widow, has three children and three grandchildren. She volunteers at the Humane Society and at our spirituality center. Sue will be praying with us on Saturday at 11 a.m.

Ngozi Nduka, a neonatologist at Gundersen Health System, is originally from Nigeria. She and her husband Joseph have five children and are members of Cathedral Parish in La Crosse. Her mother, Antonia, frequently joins Ngozi for prayer at 7 p.m. on Monday.

Andrea Van WykAndrea Van Wyk and her husband Eric have two children and are members of the Presbyterian church in Rochester, Minnesota. Andrea is a pediatrician/hospitalist at Gundersen Health System and volunteers in a faith and culture discussion group with students at UW-La Crosse. Andrea prays with us on Thursday at 6 a.m.

Amie VosAmie Vos, a graduate of Viterbo University, has returned there to obtain a master’s degree in mental health counseling. She is an affiliate and volunteers with Viterbo’s campus ministry. Amie will be praying with us at 4 p.m. on Sunday.  


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