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October 2018
Free

Tuesday Night Prayer Evening – Accept God’s Love

October 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Joliet Franciscan Center (JFC), 1433 Essington Road
Joliet, IL 60435 United States
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Come join us for an hour of prayer and reflection at our Tuesday Night Prayer Evening.  This month we will spend an hour of prayer and reflection focusing on allowing God to love us.  We will meet at 7:00 p.m. at the Joliet Franciscan Center (JFC) located at 1433 Essington Road. Everyone is welcome and there is no cost to attend.  There will be light refreshments after the prayer. Join us and bring a friend.

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$100

29th Annual Franciscan Autumn Feast

October 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Boligbrook Golf Club, 2001 Rodeo Dr
Bolingbrook, IL 60490 United States
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Join us for the 29th Annual Franciscan Autumn Feast on Sunday, October 28, 2018, at the Bolingbrook Golf Club, beginning at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $100 per person. This year the Sisters will honor Sister Jean Okroi, IBVM with the Mother Alfred Moes Award.  The Visitation and Aid Society of Joliet will receive the Joliet Franciscan Heritage Award. For more information on this event, including Sponsorship opportunities, please contact the Mission Advancement Office at (815) 725-8735 x 116.

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November 2018
Free

Taizé Prayer Service

November 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Joliet Franciscan Center (JFC), 1433 Essington Road
Joliet, IL 60435 United States
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Join us for our TAIZE PRAYER SERVICE Taizé is a simple, meditative prayer which includes scripture, music and periods of silence.  The intent is that through this contemplative prayer the fullness of God might be revealed.  The focus of this Taizé prayer will be preparing our hearts and spirits for the season of Advent. Join us on November 27, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the Joliet Franciscan Center located at 1433 Essington Road in Joliet for our Taizé Prayer Service.…

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December 2018
Free

Advent Evening of Reflection

December 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ADVENT EVENING OF REFLECTION Join us at the Joliet Franciscan Center on Tuesday, December 4th from  7:00 – 8:00 PM on “Why Did God Become Human?” by Sister Joyce Shanabarger, OSF, the General Community Leader of the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart, in Frankfort, IL.  Please RSVP for this event by November 29, 2018 by calling the receptionist at 815-725-8735.  This event is open to both men and women.  

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$10

Advent Prayer Luncheon – The Mary You Might Not Know

December 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Joliet Franciscan Center (JFC), 1433 Essington Road
Joliet, IL 60435 United States
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Mark your calendar and join us for our Advent Reflection on Wednesday, December 12  at Noon at the Joliet Franciscan Center, 1433 Essington Road in Joliet.  This event is for men and women. A light lunch will be available. Our speaker is Sister Barbara Kwiatkowski whose topic is “The Mary You Might Not Know.”  Sister Barbara currently serves as Councilor for the Joliet Franciscan Sisters.  Prior to her current ministry, Sister Barbara served in Campus Ministry at Joliet Catholic Academy.…

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January 2019
Free

Tuesday Night Prayer Evening – Greatness Through Service

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Joliet Franciscan Center (JFC), 1433 Essington Road
Joliet, IL 60435 United States
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In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday, the Congregation's ARC Committee (Anti-Racism Committee) will lead this month's prayer on:  Greatness Through Service - A Prayer Service Based on the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. Join us as we pray and spend time to reflect on our “greatness” as persons, communities, nation, and world through service to one another. Everyone is welcome and there is no cost to attend.  Light refreshments after the prayer.  More information at: (815) 725-8735.…

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