Monthly Archives: April 2022

International Solidarity Days – May 2022

May 1—International Workers’ Day International Workers’ Day is a special day to honor workers around the world as they continue to struggle for safe working conditions, a living wage, an 8-hour working day, respect and recognition for their contributions to the common good, and an end to child labor. Many workers also continue to struggle to organize themselves so that they can share their concerns with management and employers without retribution. Paid sick leave and job security following illness or on-the-job injury are still not available to many workers. Even in those countries where union organizing and workers rights [...]

International Solidarity Days – May 20222022-04-27T17:54:50+00:00

Remembering Sr. Yvonne Wiza

     December 22, 1932 - April 4, 2022 Memory ServiceFriday, April 8, 20224:00 – 5:00pm CDTOur Lady of the Angels Chapel ~ Wheaton, IllinoisJoin Us in Remembering Sr. Yvonne Wiza  Mass of Christian BurialSaturday, April 9, 202210:30am CDTOur Lady of the Angels Chapel ~ Wheaton, IllinoisAttend the Mass of Christian Burial Funeral Mass Music SheetFuneral Mass Music Sheet  BurialAssumption Cemetery ~ Wheaton, Illinois Obituary: "Make of yourself a light." This is a final spiritual blessing that many holy women and men have expressed to their communities as they breathed their finite lives into their [...]

Remembering Sr. Yvonne Wiza2022-04-08T16:19:10+00:00

April Anniversary Post

EMBRACING CHANGE Vatican II’s mandate to “determine what needed to be changed in accordance with the spirit of their founders, the needs of modern life, and the situations where they lived and worked” was welcomed by the Wheaton Franciscans. Changes in the practice of prayer that began in the 1950s planted seeds of spiritual renewal and fertile ground for new insights into the psychology of spiritual development and personal prayer. Spiritual renewal opportunities in the early 1960s were a combination of the new recognition of individuality and traditional communal theology. CHAPTER ELECTION [...]

April Anniversary Post2022-05-11T23:50:40+00:00
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