Latest Event Updates

Formation Day 2015

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Formation Day 2015 was held last Saturday (October 31st) in Saginaw. There were about 60 people there to participate in our theme which was “Be the Joyful Face of Christ to All.” For more information, see the excellent article in the next newsletter by Michelle Bryk, our Regional Formation Minister.

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Christmas Cards and Fragrant Blessing Oils

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The Poor Clares in Saginaw have Christmas Cards and Fragrant Blessing Oils for you. Please visit their online store for more information.

These wonderful holy women will also pray for you and your loved ones if you put your prayer request here.

They’re also on Facebook and if you go there right now, you can scroll down to some pictures of the Secular Franciscans at their Formation Day in Saginaw October 31st. The sisters were with us there on Saturday morning.

National Election Results

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The results are in. Our new national council is:
Minister = Jan Parker OFS
V. Minister = Mary Bittner OFS
Secretary = Mattie Ward OFS
Treasurer = Jerry Rousseau OFS
International Councilor = Mary Stronach OFS
Councilor = Mary Frances Charsky OFS
Councilor = Awilda Guadelupe OFS
Councilor = Joan Geiger OFS


Regional Elections

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Regional elections were held on August 8, 2015 at the Annual Ministers Meeting.

Please welcome:
Minister: David Seitz OFS
Vice Minister: Jim Graczyk OFS
Secretary: Theresa Brown OFS
Treasurer: Fran Walker OFS
Councilor: Amy Oatley OFS
Councilor: Jan Kaeding OFS
Councilor: Paul DeWeese OFS
Councilor: Annette Dolan OFS
Also please welcome our new Regional Spiritual Assistant: Br. Loren Connell OFM

REC Council 2015
L to R; Br. Loren, Paul, Theresa, David, Jim, Annette, Amy & Jan

Peace and All Good To You!

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