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Sisters’ Ministries

The Sisters of St. Francis of Tiffin, Ohio, work to support the People of God and strengthen the Catholic faith in rural and urban areas of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky and West Virginia. Tiffin Franciscans also serve in peacemaking ministries in Hebron and in missions in Mexico.

Urban and rural ministries involve:

  • Evangelization
  • Pastoral ministry
  • Education
  • Health care
  • Foster care
  • Shelter for victims of trafficking and abuse
  • Prison ministry
  • Child care
  • Environmental education
  • Emergency outreach for those needing food, clothing, shelter

 

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U.S Ministries  Mexico Ministries
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  • 2014 School of Americas WATCH VIGIL

    2014 School of Americas WATCH VIGIL

    2014 SOA WATCH VIGIL NOVEMBER 23 AND 24 GEORGIA The six Tiffin Franciscans who traveled to Georgia to participate in the SOA Watch events share the following with our community. We first stopped in Lumpkin, GA, a remote town that is the location of the Stewart Detention Center, one of …Read More » »
  • “The Nonviolent Life” Advent Book Discussion

    “The Nonviolent Life” Advent Book Discussion

    There will be an advent discussion group in preparation of the Christmas season held each Monday of Advent at 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. (Dec. 1, 8, 15 & 22) in Holy Family Room, located on the ground floor of the St. Francis Convent, 200 St. Francis Ave., Tiffin. Each week …Read More » »
  • The Franciscan way. Area ministers reflect on Roman Catholic Feast of St. Francis of Assisi.

    The Franciscan way. Area ministers reflect on Roman Catholic Feast of St. Francis of Assisi.

    Today is the Roman Catholic Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. In the Diocese of Toledo, two religious communities — the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, founded in 1916, and the Sisters of St. Francis of Tiffin, dating from 1867 — are dedicated to church work in community and …Read More » »
  • The National Catholic Rural Network recently featured Sr. Shirley Shafranek …

    The National Catholic Rural Network recently featured Sr. Shirley Shafranek …

    In line with their founder, Franciscans are known as the biggest proponents of Catholic ecology, but the Sisters of St. Francis in Tiffin, Ohio, take things to another level. They do this in simple, daily ways—for instance, by composting food, using energy efficient electronics and vehicles, and growing much of …Read More » »
  • Mercy Willard Hospital Honors Sr. Diane Hay with Annual Catherine McAuley Lifetime Commitment to Service Award (Willard, OH – September 17, 2014) - The 16th Annual Catherine McAuley Lifetime Commitment to Service Award was presented to Sr. Diane Hay during a ceremony held at Mercy Willard Hospital on September 17, …Read More » »