Memorial Day

We remember the men and women who have given their lives in service to their country. Since the Civil War we have set aside this day to honor our fallen soldiers. We ask God to give them peace in His eternal presence, and we pray for those who still mourn them.

Franciscan Sports Banquet and Silent Auction

Aqua Turf 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville

Tickets: $75.00 per seat, a table seats 10. Sponsorships available. Donations for the silent auction are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

$75.00

Flag Day

Today we celebrate our nation's flag and everything it represents. "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."

Happy Father’s Day

To every father among our clients, families, and staff, we extend a very heartfelt "Happy Father's Day". We are grateful for the great examples our fathers are, for their sacrifices and many ways of showing their love. May we each pray for our father on this day, and spend time with them physically or in [...]

Franciscan Land-based Summer Experiences for Children

John Lateran Center 405 Allen Ave, Meriden

Dates: June 27 to July 1, 2022, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. John Lateran Center Campus. Activities include confidence-building games, gardening, animal experiences, sports, crafts, and more! Ages 6-12. Cost is $180.00 per child. Download a Registration Form:  

$180.00

Summer Youth Leadership Program begins

Franciscan Life Center Campus 267-275 Finch Ave, Meriden

One Week Only - June 27 to July 1, 2022 Franciscan Life Center Campus Team building exercises, games, and group discussions build communication skills, teamwork, problem-solving, and self-esteem. Ages 13-14. Cost is $250.00 per child. Download a Registration Form:

$250.00

Franciscan Land-based Summer Experiences for Children

John Lateran Center 405 Allen Ave, Meriden

Dates: July 25 to July 29, 2022, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. John Lateran Center Campus. Activities include confidence-building games, gardening, animal experiences, sports, crafts, and more! Ages 6-12. Cost is $180.00 per child. Download a Registration Form:

$180.00

Franciscan Golf Classic

Tunxis Country Club 87 Town Farm Rd., Farmington

Monday, August 15, 2022, 10:00 a.m. start. Tunxis Country Club, Farmington, CT. Cost per golfer $185.00. Greens fees, lunch and dinner are included. Sponsorships available. Donations for the raffle are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.  

$185.00

Labor Day

During our day of rest from our labor, let's not forget the true value of our work: "Work is not only good in the sense that it is useful or something to enjoy; it is also good as being something worthy, that is to say, something that corresponds to man's dignity, that expresses this dignity [...]

Annual Appeal

October 4, 2022 start The Annual Appeal supports the programs of the Franciscan Life Center and Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care.  To be added to the mailing list, please call 203-237-8084. Franciscan Life Center