Upcoming Events at Franciscan Ministries

There is a lot going on at our Franciscan Ministries communities! Take a look the events below.

Lemont Classic Car Club Antique Car Show

September 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm; Franciscan Village

Featuring a variety of antique cars from the Lemont Classic Car Club and live music performed by Michael J. Finn in the gazebo. Attendees can also enjoy complimentary hot dogs, popcorn, and light refreshments. Seating is limited. Please RSVP by September 19 to 630-243-3479 or...


An Understanding of Alzheimer’s and other Dementia

September 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Mount Alverna Village

Brain Health Keeping physically, mentally and socially active is beneficial to your brain. We will discuss strategies to achieve better brain health and the importance of good nutrition. Please RSVP by September 20 440-663-1101 to bbaszuk@franciscancommunities.com


Explore Sicily and Malta

September 25, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm; Addolorata Villa

Join us for an armchair tour of the islands of Sicily and Malta. Discover ancient temples, medieval towns, intriguing cities, and charming fishing villages. Enjoy spectacular scenery and sample delicious food and wine. Your imagination will transform you. RSVP to Liz Starman at 847-808-4421 for...


Ravenna: The City of Mosaics

October 1, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm; Addolorata Villa

Ravenna, the city of art, is universally known for its mosaics. Travel to this fascinating Italian city for a highly visual look at its masterpieces of mosaic art and late Roman architecture. During the later 6th century Ravenna hosted a renaissance of biblical Byzantine mosaics,...


Bound for Passage

October 7, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm; University Place

Forced from her home in Ireland, Maggie Delaney, along with her husband and children, came to the American colonies as an indentured servant hoping to find a better life. Instead, she found sorrow and hardship as human property. Listen as Maggie reveals how thousands of...


Easter Island and the Moai

October 8, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm; Addolorata Villa

Easter Island and the Moai- a culture that celebrates the struggle to inhabit this remote world. Located almost 4000 Km west of Santiago, this small island nation has had an turbulent struggle over the years to survive the cultural battles and the limited resources to...


Roger Willams and the Rights of Native Americans

October 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm; Addolorata Villa

Did any of America’s colonial settlers actually care about the rights of Native Americans? Roger Williams did. Best known as the founder of Rhode Island and the first advocate of religious liberty, Williams was also an early advocate of Indian land rights. After he was...


The Migration of the Monarchs

October 18, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm; Addolorata Villa

“Each year the Monarch Butterflies of the northeast and Canada start an amazing migration that will take 4 generations to complete! The migration is spectacular for the distance that a single Monarch Butterfly has to travel to make it to the winter resting ground in...


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