In celebration of the World Meeting of Families to take place in Philadelphia, the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia invite all families to come meet the sisters and to take a tour of Our Lady of Angels Convent in Aston.
The event will be held on Sunday, Feb. 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. and will include a short historical presentation and a tour of the motherhouse followed by light refreshments. Attendees will also have the chance to speak to several sisters and get to know more about the Franciscan way of life.
The tour is being offered in connection with the 2015 Year of Consecrated Life, “Wake up the World,” which Pope Francis promulgated to take place from Nov. 29, 2014, until Feb. 2, 2016, the World Day of Consecrated Life. The purpose of this special year, as stated by the Vatican, is to “make a grateful remembrance of the recent past” while embracing “the future with hope.”
For more information call 610-459-4125 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join the CatholicPhilly.com family
CatholicPhilly.com works to strengthen the connections between people, families and communities every day by delivering the news people need to know about the Catholic Church, especially in the Philadelphia region, and the world in which we live.
By your donation in any amount, you and hundreds of other people become part of our mission to inform, form in the Catholic faith and inspire the thousands of readers who visit every month.
Here is how you can help:
- A $100 gift allows us to present award-winning photos of Catholic life in our neighborhoods.
- A $50 gift enables us to cover a news event in a local parish, school or Catholic institution.
- A $20 gift lets us obtain solid faith formation resources that can deepen your spirituality and knowledge of the faith.
- A small, automated monthly donation means you can support us continually and easily.
Won't you consider making a gift today?
Please join in the church's vital mission of communications by offering a gift in whatever amount that you can ― a single gift of $40, $50, $100, or more, or a monthly donation. Your gift will strengthen the fabric of our entire Catholic community and sustain CatholicPhilly.com as your trusted news source. Thank you in advance!
Make your donation by credit card here:
Or make your donation by check:
222 N. 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Share this story