Franciscan Sisters

The Franciscan Sisters and Episcopal Church of Our Savior in Little Falls, held their annual animal blessing ritual, Oct. 5. About 30 animal lovers and their pets participated in the event at Washington Park in Little Falls. After a short service, including music, owners presented their pets for an individual blessing and enjoyed refreshments for [...]

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Joe and Betty Pietrzykowski’s family among those helped by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer One of the charisms (gifts of the Holy Spirit) of the Franciscan sisters in Little Falls is to live in poverty, recognizing that absolutely everything is a gift from God and as such we are owners of nothing. “Caring for those in need [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Now in its seventh year, the Green Fair Folk Festival sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters in Little Falls is a summer highlight. Wednesday, from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m., 46 vendors will offer information, entertain and delight attendees. Exhibits include food, health care, handcrafted items and other artistic and community [...]

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Relationships draws sisters to Minnesota and a visit to Little Falls   by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   The Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls and community members were the recipients of joy and peace, as they greeted and listened to Sister Margaret Aringo and Sister Mary Irene Chebii of Asumbi, Kenya Tuesday afternoon. The sisters [...]

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The Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls hosted their annual Employee Appreciation Dinner Jan. 24, at St. Francis Convent, Little Falls. Many of the 140 employees and their spouses or guests were present for the occasion. The highlight of the evening was the presentation of the Saint Francis Award to Terry Bernardy, food service director at [...]

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