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Job Opening– Mission Advancement Office – Communications/Marketing Internship

The Sisters of St. Francis are a religious community founded in 1869 to care for orphans and the elderly after the Civil War. The Sisters of St. Francis continue today to serve others in a spirit of hospitality, simplicity and joy. The St. Francis Community encompasses four main entities including the Franciscan Earth Literacy Center, St. Francis Spirituality Center, St. Francis Senior Ministries, and the Sisters of St. Francis. Their ministries are guided by the Franciscan values of care of creation, peacemaking, care of the poor and elderly, and living a deep contemplative life. The Mission Advancement Office situated on campus at 200 St. Francis Avenue, Tiffin, houses staff that serve all these entities. The intern would be working out of this office with the business, development, communications, marketing, and finance staff to further the missions and goals of all the entities.

HOW TO APPLY: Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Jeanine Alvarado, Director of Human Resources jalvarado@tiffinfranciscans.org

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Stark Latinos celebrate Las Posadas—featuring Sr. Karen

The event, which retells the story of Jesus’ nativity in costume and song, is being celebrated this week at St. Anthony/All Saints Catholic Church.

CANTON Moments before the festivities were to begin, Sister Karen Lindenberger was a busy woman, trying to corral a gaggle of 6- 7- and 8-year-olds into their white smocks and golden halos.

Two older children who were portraying Joseph and Mary this night were next, as Lindenberger hurriedly draped them in material from head to toe.

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On the Journey—Sister Marcia Boes’ Life Commitment

As a young girl, Marcia Boes had never considered religious life. In fact, she pictured herself getting married and having children. But on October 15, 2017, she took the last step in her journey to sisterhood when she made her perpetual profession of vows as a Sister of St. Francis of Tiffin, Ohio in the presence of her family, friends and fellow Sisters.

As a child, Marcia grew up near Kirby, a small town near Upper Sandusky, Ohio. Her family belonged to St. Mary’s Chapel, a part of Transfiguration of the Lord Parish in Upper Sandusky. When in 8th grade, she played the piano at Mass for the first time. “The Church and my faith have always been important to me,” she said. “I came from a strong Catholic family and am a middle child among three other siblings. I have 11 nieces and nephews whom I love dearly.” Read the rest of this entry »
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