FSE Community celebrates 40 years
(12-02-2013) - The First Sunday of Advent 2013 marked the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist. This milestone was celebrated by the entire Community in every location with a special vigil dinner Saturday evening, a midnight holy hour of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament, an anniversary Mass on Sunday and festivities throughout the day. On Monday, December 2nd, the actual date of founding in 1973, the Community commemorated the event with a day of prayer and fasting.
Mother Shaun Vergauwen, Mother General, declared a Year of Celebration from December 1, 2013 to December 2, 2014 during which every Center will celebrate each week in some creative way various events in the past 40 years which are meaningful to the Center or to the Community as a whole.