Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (FSPA)

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Perspectives Magazine

Advocating for those who have no voice. Building a more just and peaceful world. Caring for the environment. Building global awareness. Our sisters and affiliates participate in our ministry grant program to change the world. "Perspectives" tells their stories.

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Perspectives - Fall 2017


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Perspectives - Spring 2015


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Perspectives - Fall 2014


  • Sustenance for Superman
  • FSPA Outreach: to give is to receive
  • Faithful Presence: Two FSPA, two hearts in motion, two missions on the map
  • Our Perspective: Pilgrimage immerses sisters in Franciscan faith
  • Spirit of Ministry: Faith in Action: neighbors helping neighbors
  • Development Update
  • Celebration of Life - Sister Thea Bowman
  • Viterbo University celebrates 125 years of educational excellence

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Perspectives - Spring 2014

  • Go, do not be afraid, and serve with GATE
  • Go, do not be afraid, and serve in Kenya
  • My Perspective: Wisconsin Celebration of Literacy honors long-time tutor
  • Spirit of Ministry: Sister inspires affiliate to action
  • Go, do not be afraid, and serve as a Franciscan leader
  • Serving as Franciscans: taking bold risks yesterday, today and tomorrow

Perspectives Fall 2013
Perspectives - Fall 2013


  • County gathers to celebrate its bright light
  • Filling GAPS in Guatemala
  • My Perspective: Teaching the good news from California to Zimbabwe
  • Spirit of Ministry: Affiliate reflects on her life-giving volunteer experience
  • Home to a family of Catholic faith: Bethlehem House
  • Sacred traditions: 135 years of continuous prayer
  • FSPA vocations: sister professes final vows, two renew commitment

Perspectives Spring 2013
Perspectives - Spring 2013


  • Novices reflect, prepare for vows
  • Companion journey
  • Chapel tours showcase beauty, history and love of prayer
  • My Perspective: Affiliate spread the Gospel message
  • Spirit of Ministry: Time in Cameroon deepens affiliate's commitment to FSPA
  • Profession journey - Three letters, many travels to FSPA

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