National Home Care & Hospice Care Month

Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care 267 Finch Avenue, Meriden

This month we celebrate the dedicated and compassionate professionals who serve home-bound patients. Whether you have worked with us for four days or forty years, we are grateful for your time and unique gifts. “Home care and hospice nurses, therapists, aides, and other providers who choose to use their lives to serve our country’s aged, [...]

Veteran’s Day

"On that day let us solemnly remember the sacrifices of all those who fought so valiantly on the seas, in the air, and on foreign shores to preserve our heritage of freedom, and let us reconsecrate ourselves to the task of promoting an enduring peace so that their efforts shall not have been in vain." [...]

Come to the Franciscan Christmas Fair!

Franciscan Life Center Campus 267-275 Finch Ave, Meriden

The Franciscan Christmas Fair will be back "in person" this year! Take a look what you might expect to find: Click arrow on red square to start video. Please help support our services by attending this year's Franciscan Christmas Fair. You'll be glad you did!


Thanksgiving Day

"If we are bearers of gratitude, the world itself will become better." Pope Francis, General Audience 12/3/2020   We wish all of our clients, families and staff a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Advent Season Begins

Today we begin the journey towards Christmas. We journey together as clients, healthcare providers, family members and friends. "The journey of life is precisely this: journeying in order to meet Jesus." Pope Francis, First Sunday of Advent Homily 2020

Christmas Day

We wish all of our clients, families and staff a Blessed and Merry Christmas! Buon Natale - 메리 크리스마스 - Wesołych Świąt 圣诞快乐 - Feliz Natal -  Feliz Navidad Joyeux Noël - Frohe Weihnachten - عيد ميلاد مجيد

February is Healthy Heart Month

American Heart Month encourages the public to make heart health a priority and is designed to bring awareness to many factors surrounding heart disease, such as risk factors, symptoms, complications, and new treatment options and tools that arise as further advances are made. Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care professionals can give you tips on keeping [...]

President’s Day

Today, Monday February 21st we remember the legacy of our nation's first president, George Washington. “But lest some unlucky event should happen unfavorable to my reputation, I beg it may be remembered by every gentleman in the room that I this day declare with the utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the [...]

Ash Wednesday

Last year, Pope Francis called us to “renew our faith, draw from the 'living water' of hope, and receive with open hearts the love of God, who makes us brothers and sisters in Christ.” As we begin this ascent together, may it deepen our unity with Christ and each other and draw us into a [...]

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.