Becoming a Franciscan Hospice Care Volunteer is a rewarding opportunity to journey with someone in the latter portion of his/her life. Hospice care volunteers receive 16 hours of training that enables them to be present to others in a very special way supporting the individual and family through a difficult time. There is continuing [...]
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Sister John Frances LaFever, FSE, professed Perpetual Vows as a Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist on August 15, 2021, the Feast of the Assumption. The Reverend Christopher Tiano was the Principal Celebrant and Mother Miriam Seiferman, Mother General, received Sister’s vows. Family and friends shared in this joyous occasion. Sister John Frances, originally [...]
Thank you Ion Bank Foundation, Cuno Foundation, and personal donors for supporting the 2021 Franciscan Land-based Summer Experiences and Youth Leadership. The focus was rebuilding relationships after Covid-19. Your generosity was instrumental in providing this personal and educational experience.
Thank you to ALL who made the 2021 Franciscan Golf Classic a memorable success!
Marie Laffin picks up her take-out order from Feta Vinca, Owner, Casa di Roma Restaurant, at the spring fundraising event. Join in supporting the Franciscan Life Center and Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care in its Casa di Roma summer fundraiser Monday, September 13, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., 103 Main Street, [...]
Mary Imperatore, Rotarian, Leslie Kogut, President, Meriden Rotary Club, and Sister Suzanne Gross, Administrator, Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, share a moment at the podium during a recently held meeting where Sister Suzanne spoke about the programs and services of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care as well as the Franciscan Sisters of [...]
Franciscan Golf Classic volunteers Diane Francini, Maureen Klapatch (seated), Patty Brooks and Helga Nardi (standing), work together preparing raffle prize lists for the 25th Annual Franciscan Golf Classic, August 16, 2021, Tunxis Plantation Golf Club. Prizes include rounds of golf at great courses, restaurants, Weber grill, and more, plus a Special raffle for a [...]
Lesley Martinez (left) is assuming the social caseworker position held by Silvia Sanguano. Lesley Martinez, (left) a recent graduate of Central Connecticut State University (CCSU), is assuming the role held by Silvia Sanguano, the social caseworker for Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care’s Promoting Independence for Elders Program (P.I.E.). Silvia has been [...]
Rich Marazzi, Baseball Rules Consultant On June 29, 2021, Rich Marazzi, Baseball Rules Consultant and Author, along with his wife, Lois, met with Sister Barbara Johnson, FSE, Executive Director, Franciscan Life Center, and Sister Suzanne Gross, FSE, Administrator, Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, at the Franciscan Life Center. During this conversation, [...]
Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care thanks the Wallingford Foundation for supporting individuals and families in Wallingford who suffer with lymphedema. Michele McHugh, Chairperson, (left) Daryll Porto, Treasurer, Wallingford Foundation, present Sister Suzanne Gross, FSE, Administrator, and Marie Laffin, RN, Clinical Director, with a check at the recently held Wallingford Rotary meeting. This is [...]