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Sister Jolynn's 6 Word Story of Hope

Thursday, September 10th 2020 10:30 am
Jolynn Brehm, FSPA
 
We are sharing the hope that you are seeking right here ... in six words and images of inspiration. Visit us again for more. 
Are you discerning religious life? Walking with someone who is? We invite you to share this link, fspa.org/showmeasign, and join the conversation.

Sister Joyce's 6 Word Story of Hope

Thursday, September 3rd 2020 10:00 am
Joyce Blum, FSPA
 
Show me a sign has more stories of hope -- fresh perspectives of light and love -- coming soon!
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Christ has risen!

Sunday, April 12th 2020 9:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  Happy Easter from Show me a sign
Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash May the joy of the resurrection of Jesus fill our hearts this day and throughout the Easter Season.
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Step boldly into National Vocation Awareness Week!

Friday, November 1st 2019 7:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "Is God calling me to discern religious life as a sister, brother, priest or deacon?"
As we celebrate All Saints and All Souls, we remember that most of humanity has, at one time or another, wrestled with the question “Who am I called to be?” In celebration of National Vocation...

Step boldy into vocation with Sister Dawn! [video]

Monday, November 4th 2019 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "How will religious life affect my relationships?"
As we continue to celebrate National Vocation Awareness Week, Nov. 3 - 9, we invite you to experience Sister Dawn's story about the importance of maintaining relationships with her family and friends...

Step boldly into vocation: Giving Voice

Tuesday, November 5th 2019 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  Sharing Gospel living and the desire to "Live Religious Life NOW!"
Nearly 80 women of over 40 congregations, including several FSPA, came together for the 2019 National Giving Voice Gathering (image courtesy of Sophie Vodvarka).

Step boldy into vocation: meet Sister Kristin!

Wednesday, November 6th 2019 8:05 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  You are invited ...
As we continue to step boldy into National Vocation Awareness Week, Nov. 3 - 9, you’re invited to meet Sister Kristin, a Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration, and check out her Su Casa Catholic...

Reflection 1: gaze, consider, contemplate, imitate ... discern [video]

Thursday, February 20th 2020 7:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
"What would happen if, instead of seeking personal wealth, I chose to work for the good of others?
Show me a sign Discernment Meditation: Reflection 1
Welcome to a place of reflection, inspired by the advice given to Agnes of Prague by St. Clare of Assisi, upon the discernment of religious life. As a princess transitioning into consecrated life,...

Honoring legacy, service

Monday, May 25th 2020 9:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  Care for our common good never forgotten
Photo by Daniel Foster on Unsplash
Let us take a moment of silence today to pray for peace in our world and to remember the brave military women and men who selflessly lost their lives in service to our country. May their legacy of...

Spiritual dust in the season of spring cleaning

Thursday, May 14th 2020 12:05 pm
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "It's hard to ignore a sneeze" that opens your mind to living your faith life.
Photo by Jan Kop?iva on Unsplash With the arrival of spring comes the season of cleaning. Now is the time to open the curtains that have kept your homes warm and cozy all winter and let in the...

Sharing wisdom with women discerning religious life ...

Thursday, July 18th 2019 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "The world needs women and men to respond to the greatest needs of humanity."
Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration Lorraine Forster 
For 75 years, Lorraine Forster has served as a Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration — a community of vowed Franciscan women engaged in furthering the work of the Gospel and the Catholic church.

'Christ is among us and in each of us.'

Monday, April 13th 2020 9:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
  "It is not the end ... it's a new beginning." Photo by Ron Smith on Unsplash Our faith beckons us to remember that hope and joy can prevail where once only terror and death reigned. We are an...

Sister Marguerite's 6 Word Story of Hope

Thursday, July 16th 2020 10:00 am
Marguerite Bruening, FSPA
 
Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration are writing hope for the future with the wisdom of religious life ... in just six words. Stay tuned. 
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There's more to Sister Laura's discernment story ... [video]

Thursday, June 6th 2019 7:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  Infinite support for a daughter's choice, including religious life
The Show me a sign discernment video series continues with Sister Laura Nettles’ story, “How do I navigate my changing role as a daughter?”. In it, Sister Laura shares that her...

Stepping into newness

Wednesday, January 1st 2020 1:00 pm
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  Celebrating a new year in a world of opportunities ... including religious life. 
Photo by Greg Rakozy on Unsplash
May the year ahead be filled with wonder and awe as you discern how God is calling you — inviting you to share your gifts and talents in a world full of possibilities.

It's time to rejoice!

Wednesday, December 25th 2019 9:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  Celebrating the greatest gift of all
Photo by Daniel Seßler on Unsplash
May this day be filled with love and joy as you recall the birth of Jesus.
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Celebrating the work of making room

Tuesday, December 3rd 2019 4:00 pm
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "Each moment that God is at our sides, the light grows."
Photo by Yaoqi LAI on Unsplash
As millions around the world observed the lighting of the first Advent candle on Sunday, hope and change are in motion. It’s an invitation to a season of preparation that we receive every year....

In the spirit of thanksgiving to God

Thursday, November 28th 2019 7:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  Gather with gratitude on this Thanksgiving Day.
As we gather around the table in a spirit of thanksgiving to God for the blessings of friends, family, community and food, may we also reach out to those who are separated from loved ones, those who...

Sister Janet to discerners: 'Say yes. You won't be sorry.'

Thursday, November 21st 2019 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  One reaction to her choosing religious life: "Oh, I thought Janet liked to have fun."
Sister Janet Fischer
Sometimes it is a struggle to make a decision about what to do with your life. Sister Janet Fischer, now celebrating her 60th jubilee, shares that it took time to discover that the invitation from...

Sister Maris to discerners: 'Be aware of what feels right.'

Thursday, November 14th 2019 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "I have always enjoyed my ministries, then and now."
Sister Maris Kerwin
With laughter in her voice, Sister Maris Kerwin shares stories of her journey to the convent — a surprising life twist for her and her family. She tells of graduating from nursing school...

Sister Sarah's 6 Word Story of Hope

Thursday, June 11th 2020 10:00 am
Sarah Hennessey, FSPA
  Religious life: united with others, living strong relationships 
Visit us again to experience new Show me a sign 6 Word Stories of Hope.
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Sister Rita Mae's 6 Word Story of Hope

Thursday, September 17th 2020 10:05 am
Sister Rita Mae Fischer
Enjoy. Share. Inspire. And, visit us again for more 6 Word Stories of Hope created by Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration. 
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Sister Mildred's 6 Word Story of Hope

Thursday, August 20th 2020 10:20 am
Mildred Tigges, FSPA
 
Are Show me a sign's 6 Word Stories of hope inspiring you? More coming soon ...
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Sister Eileen's 6 Word Story of Hope

Thursday, August 6th 2020 10:00 am
Eileen McKenzie, FSPA
 
Searching for guiding light in this this time of uncertainty? Come back for more 6 Word Stories of Hope.
Are you discerning religious life? Walking with someone who is? We invite you to share this link, fspa.org/showmeasign, and join the conversation.

Celebrating the Feast Day of St. Clare

Tuesday, August 11th 2020 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
Happy Feast Day of St. Clare of Assisi. As you discern religious life, may she inspire you to grow in your relationship with Christ and discover how your gifts and talents may serve the needs of the...

Sister Helen's 6 Word Story of Hope

Thursday, August 13th 2020 10:00 am
Helen Elsbernd, FSPA
 
Show me a sign and Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration have more inspiration to share. Stay tuned.
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Celebrating freedom ... from a distance

Saturday, July 4th 2020 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  Happy 4th of July!
Image by Jill Wellington from Pixabay 
Today, may we reach out to one another in peace and unity that spans beyond physical distance and continue to pray for the safety and health of all during this time of global crisis.

Sister Amy's 6 Word Story of Hope

Thursday, June 4th 2020 11:10 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  Discerning action, spreading strength in times of great need
Hope is more than a word: it is an invisible, nutrient-dense reservoir of strength, resiliency and creativity. Hope holds the dichotomy of present unrest and future peace. It is the hardy root of our...

Sister Meg's 6 Word Story of Hope

Thursday, June 18th 2020 10:00 am
Meg Earsley, FSPA
 
Stay tuned. Show me a sign has more 6 Word Stories of Hope to share.
Are you discerning religious life? Walking with someone who is? We invite you to share this link, fspa.org/showmeasign, and join the conversation.

Sister Rita's 6 Word Story of Hope

Thursday, July 9th 2020 10:00 am
Rita Jansen, FSPA
 
Watch fspa.org/showmeasign for new 6 Word Stories, renewed hope and unique inspiration from Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration.
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The grace of perseverance

Wednesday, August 5th 2020 12:30 pm
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
"You have called me," declared Sister Michele Pettit (beginning at 32:30), making her first vows as a Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration at Viterbo University's San Damiano Chapel in La Crosse,...

Discerning from both sides of the river bank

Sunday, December 8th 2019 7:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  How we encounter and react "is indicative of how we're living our faith life." 
Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash
Light continues to radiate in each Scripture reading for this second Sunday of Advent. Isaiah reminds all to hold on to hope. What seems to be impossible — adversaries putting aside their harmful...

Joy in the waiting

Sunday, December 15th 2019 9:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  What experiences in your life inspire trust and new discernment steps?
Image courtesy freeimages.com
Joy is contagious. Ask a child you know, “How do you feel with Christmas just two weeks away?” Their eyes light up; they dance in place as joy beyond words escapes their little body, their whole...

Sister JoAnn's 6 Word Story of Hope

Thursday, July 2nd 2020 10:00 am
JoAnn Serwas, FSPA
 
Show me a sign and Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration have more inspiration to share. Stay tuned.
Are you discerning religious life? Walking with someone who is? We invite you to share this link, fspa.org/showmeasign, and join the conversation.

Sister Kathy's 6 Word Story of Hope

Thursday, June 25th 2020 10:00 am
Kathy Roberg, FSPA
 
Visit us again to experience new 6 Word Stories of Hope.
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Sister Esther's 6 Word Story of Hope

Thursday, July 30th 2020 10:00 am
Esther Leis, FSPA
 
Visit us again for new 6 Word Stories of Hope — light-filled reflections in these times of uncertainty.    
Are you discerning religious life? Walking with someone who is? We invite you to share this link, fspa.org/showmeasign, and join the conversation.

Sister Marian's 6 Word Story of Hope

Thursday, July 23rd 2020 10:00 am
Marian Massman, FSPA
 
Stay tuned: there are more stories of hope to come in this Show me a sign series!
Are you discerning religious life? Walking with someone who is? We invite you to share this link, fspa.org/showmeasign, and join the conversation.

Step boldy into vocation with Sister Laura! [video]

Thursday, November 7th 2019 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  Sister Laura adds her voice to the vocation conversation
Do you wonder how your role as a daughter will change if you choose religious life? Joining in the celebration of National Vocation Awareness Week (Nov. 3 - 9) is Sister Laura, who offers her voice...

Images of discernment: what's missing?

Thursday, January 17th 2019 10:00 am
Amy Taylor, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration
  Discernment ... can sometimes be inspired by reflecting on what is absent
 
Image courtesy pixabay
Have you ever been flipping through a magazine and come across a “spot the difference” image puzzle — two photos that appear to be identical yet contain slight dissimilarities for...

Rejoice in love and resurrection

Sunday, April 21st 2019 7:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  Joy and Easter blessings to you
Image courtesy pixabay.com
May our hearts overflow with joy as we celebrate God’s love for us and the resurrection of Christ this Easter Season.
Are you discerning religious life? Walking with someone who is? We invite you to share this link, www.fspa.org/showmeasign, and join the conversation. And, stay tuned to Show me a sign for new videos...

Discerning love in action

Thursday, April 18th 2019 8:30 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  Giving witness this Holy Week
 
Image by Sister Amy Taylor
As we begin the celebration of Holy Week may we observe love in action....

Discerning love in action

Wednesday, April 18th 2018 7:40 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  Giving witness this Holy Week
Image by Sister Amy Taylor
As we begin the celebration of Holy Week may we observe love in action.
Are you discerning religious life? Walking with someone who is? We invite you to share this link, www.fspa.org/showmeasign, and join the conversation. And, stay tuned to Show me a sign for new videos...

There's more to Sister Jacinta's discernment story

Thursday, March 28th 2019 10:00 am
Amy Taylor, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration
  "It's an opportunity to explain religious life."
 
Jacinta Jackson, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration
The fourth video in Show me a sign's discernment series — "Will I be able to maintain contact with my family?" — is now available and giving us the...

There's more to Sister Dawn's discernment story

Tuesday, March 12th 2019 10:00 am
Amy Taylor, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration
  The gifts of "goodness ... wisdom" guiding her call to leadership
Sister Dawn Kutt is living her "call to leadership"
as an  FSPA Leadership Team mission councilor.

Discernment iridescent this new year

Tuesday, January 1st 2019 10:00 am
Amy Taylor, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration
  Happy New Year!
Image courtesy pixabay.com
May it be filled with exciting adventure as you discern how God is calling you to serve.
Are you discerning religious life? Walking with someone who is? We invite you to share this link, www.fspa.org/showmeasign, and join the conversation. And, stay tuned to Show me a sign for new videos...

Discerning our love in the world ... today

Thursday, February 14th 2019 10:00 am
Amy Taylor, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration
  "How we love, who we love and who loves us are at the heart of discernment."
 
Image courtesy pixabay.com
Today we celebrate Valentine’s Day: the customary day each year when love is the topic of much conversation and measured in worth by cards, balloons, chocolates and flowers. These are all...

There's more to Sister Sarah's discernment story ... [video]

Thursday, February 7th 2019 10:00 am
Amy Taylor, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration
  "I was really interested ... it lit a little fire in my heart."
Sarah Hennessey, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration
"What if my family isn't Catholic? Meet Sister Sarah" is the latest Show me a sign video in our discernment series to premiere. Sister Sarah, like every other woman who has taken...

Sister Laura to discerners: 'Do not be afraid to trust ...'

Thursday, October 31st 2019 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  For her love of people and her desire to serve them, Sister Laura "exudes joy."
Sister Laura Schreck is celebrating 70 years of religious life. 
“Do not be afraid to trust your deepest desires and God’s grace.” This wisdom comes from the life experiences of Sister Laura Schreck, a Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration now...

Merry, joyful and bright

Tuesday, December 25th 2018 10:00 am
Amy Taylor, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration
  Merry Christmas!
Image by Graham Soult, courtesy pixabay.com
May the joy of the Christmas season fill your heart all through the year.
Are you discerning religious life? Walking with someone who is? We invite you to share this link, www.fspa.org/showmeasign, and join the conversation. And, stay tuned to Show me a sign for new videos...

Discernment and Advent: is your heart ready for the celebration?

Thursday, December 20th 2018 10:00 am
Amy Taylor, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration
  "... a visual sign of what was to come."
 
Image courtesy of Daisies & Pie
When I was young child, we began the month of December at school by making green and red construction paper chains — learning how to mark time link-by-link until Christmas. We arrived at the...

Discernment and Advent: called to new life

Thursday, December 6th 2018 10:00 am
Amy Taylor, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration
  "God creates ways to fill in the holes we're convinced might swallow us up"
Image courtesy pixabay.com
Life, as well all know, includes instances in which things don’t work out the way we plan and dream. It could be an important exam that, despite long hours of study, garners a bad grade;...

Discernment and Advent: what are you preparing for?

Thursday, November 29th 2018 10:00 am
Amy Taylor, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration
  First Sunday of the season shines light on spiritual preparation, reflects discernment The ringing of the church bell this week not only calls us to Mass but proclaims the beginning of a...

Gathering in gratitude

Thursday, November 22nd 2018 10:00 am
Amy Taylor, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration
  Happy Thanksgiving!
As we gather around the table this day, may we call to mind and heart all the reasons to be thankful.
Image courtesy of pixabay.com
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Premiere: What if my family doesn’t agree with my choice? [Video]

Friday, November 9th 2018 8:10 am
Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration Amy Taylor
Welcome to the Show me a sign series premiere! Throughout the next several months, you will meet five Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration who share the joys and struggles they experienced in...

Clearing hurdles with vocation discerners

Thursday, October 25th 2018 10:00 am
Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration Amy Taylor
  Synod of Bishops, Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration develop new tools for discerning religious life
On Oct. 3, the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops “Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment” began in Rome, Italy. Through the 28th, bishops from around the...

A new career in religious life?

Thursday, September 27th 2018 1:45 pm
Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration Amy Taylor
  A common question that surfaces in vocation is this: can I change careers while serving as a Catholic sister? 
Yes ... it is acceptable to discern a change of ministry in religious life! The spirit is always at work within you and often leads you to new experiences -- perhaps the opportunity to care for...

Discerning action, new adventure in Lent and religious life

Thursday, April 11th 2019 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
Lent: 'making space for the new adventures God is inviting us to.'
Image courtesy of pixabay.com
In every action and adventure movie I’ve seen, the main character finds themselves in a seemingly impossible situation. All protagonists, like Wonder Woman, face choices that will impact life...

Open eyes can change world views

Thursday, January 19th 2017 11:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
This week we celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was a charismatic civil rights leader who offered a new vision for the United States; who gave to the world “I Have a Dream.” He...

Sister Joan to discerners: 'Religious life can be fulfilling and complete.'

Thursday, October 24th 2019 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  She "just knew" that religious life was to be hers
FSPA honors Sister Joan Hageman on her 60th jubilee
We all learn by watching those we admire. Sister Joan Hageman chose to follow in the footsteps of her own heroes — the sisters who were her teachers — and became a Franciscan Sisters of...

Celebrating discernment, diversity, family and Francis

Friday, October 11th 2019 10:10 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  In Chicago, Franciscan formation families came together to honor St. Francis   
Residents of the FSPA formation house in Chicago include Sisters Helen Elsbernd, Sister Michele Pettit (novitiate), Sister Julia Walsh, Sister Corrina Thomas, FSPA novice director, and Sister...

Sister Rita Mae to discerners: talk, explore, pray

Thursday, October 17th 2019 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "Check out different congregations, and talk with people you love and trust."
FSPA celebrates 2019 jubilarian Sister Rita Mae Fischer. 
Inspired by stories of heroic missionaries and growing up in a strong Catholic community, Sister Rita Mae Fischer began pondering what could be possible for her life if she too followed God’s...

Listening, exploring and discerning like Francis

Friday, October 4th 2019 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "God will be with you each step of the journey to guide, to listen and to offer continual inspiration ..."
Icon of St. Francis of Assisi by Sister Maryam Gossling
Today’s Gospel acclamation, “If today you hear his voice, harden not your heart,” is timely as we celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. 

Sister Clarone to discerners: '... listen to your heart.'

Thursday, September 19th 2019 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  ‘God called: I listened and followed’
Sister Clarone Brill celebrated her 70th jubilee on April 26, 2019, at St. Rose Convent.
Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration Clarone Brill has ministered in Wisconsin and Iowa, spreading Franciscan joy to each person she’s encountered. She began serving as a teacher and...

Sister Linda to discerners: 'I thank God every day for my vocation.'

Thursday, September 5th 2019 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  After 50 years of ministry, FSPA celebrates Sister Linda's jubilee
Sister Linda Riesberg, celebrating her jubilee at Villa St. Joseph
In many classrooms across the United States, young children begin expanding their senses of belonging in the world. Their learning deepens as they listen to people who come to visit them, telling of...

Sister Jolyce: "... my life, my decision."

Thursday, August 22nd 2019 12:00 pm
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  “Let the joy of religious life gradually unfold!”
Sister Jolyce Greteman
“... it was my life and my decision,” was the ultimate advice Sister Jolyce Greteman received from her mother early on in her formation more than six decades ago. Now celebrating her 60th...

The celebration continues! [video]

Thursday, August 1st 2019 3:00 pm
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  Honoring discernment, jubilee and the 141st anniversary of perpetual adoration Sister Laura Schreck, FSPA jubilarian celebrating 75 years
Show me a sign is honoring our 2019 jubilarians by sharing their stories of discernment and ministry. Today, four jubilarians, Sisters Rita Mae Fischer, Rosile Pernsteiner, Lorraine Forster and...

Sister Donna to discerners: "Get out there. Try something adventurous."

Thursday, July 25th 2019 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
“Be humble and listen to everything around you.”
Donna Stevens, FSPA: 50 years of ministry as a woman religious
Life is ever-changing. Perceptions of who we are develop over time as we gain confidence in the transition. Sister Donna recalls that some did not believe she would last one week in the convent....

Celebrating peace, harmony, history and freedom

Thursday, July 4th 2019 7:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  Happy 4th of July!
Image courtesy Pixabay
As we celebrate the history of our country with parades and fireworks today, let us pray for peace in our world and harmony in our hearts. May we also give thanks for the blessing of freedom.

Sister Rosile: "Kindness attracted me to FSPA."

Thursday, June 27th 2019 10:30 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
"It has been a wonderful life filled with many blessings and many challenges."
FSPA Diamond Jubilarian Sister Rosile Pernsteiner
Sister Rosile Pernsteiner’s relationship with the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration spans more than seven decades, as she first met the community while attending high school. “I...

Sister Beth: "Pay attention to your dreams and desires."

Thursday, June 13th 2019 7:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "I love companioning people as they live into the fullness of God's invitation for their lives."
 
FSPA Golden Jubilarian Beth Saner, celebrating 50 years of vowed religious life

Sister Celesta: "What more could I ask?"

Thursday, May 16th 2019 10:15 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  “The tradition I chose … responded to the longing I recognized in myself early on.”
The FSPA community celebrates Sister Celesta's diamond jubilee at St. Rose Convent.

Lives that sparkle among us [Video]

Thursday, May 2nd 2019 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  A lifetime begins with a vocations invitation … and a “yes” to the calling.
Sister Karen Neuser shares elation and gratitude during her 60-year jubilee celebration.

There's more to Sister Lucy's discernment story ...

Thursday, November 15th 2018 6:00 pm
Amy Taylor, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration
  "What a blessing and grace-filled way of life that I’ve grown to know.”
Last week, we kicked off our Show me a sign video series premiere with the story "Sister Lucy, 'What if my family doesn't agree with my choice?'"  

FSPA at RE Congress 2018 ... Rise Up!

Thursday, March 22nd 2018 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
Sisters Amy and Kathy greeted hundreds of people -- youth and adults -- at the annual congress for religious education in Los Angeles, California. (Photographer Victor Aleman)
Sister Kathy and I would like to send a shout out to all those we met at RE Congress 2018: Rise Up! while we represented the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration and vocations there....

What if it's you?

Thursday, May 4th 2017 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
Every now and then the concept of which came first—the chicken or the egg—pops into my mind, particularly when I am pondering something mysterious. I often allow myself a few moments to...

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