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Upcoming Events at Franciscan Ministries

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

Levi Strauss, the Gold Rush, and the World’s Most Famous Pair of Pants

February 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; Addolorata Villa

Everybody loves them, everybody wears them: Jeans are no doubt an iconic garment and they tell the legendary story of the American West. But did you know that they were made world famous by an adventurous Bavarian Jew who combined his marvelous business sense with...


German’s Liquid Bread: A Refreshing Look at the History of Beer!

March 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; Addolorata Villa

This year’s 100th anniversary of the Prohibition in the USA presents us with the perfect opportunity to hearken back to the legendary history of a revolutionary beverage that changed the world: Beer, or more precise, German beer! Once so essential to daily diets that it...


The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile

March 25, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; Addolorata Villa

The superb reputation of German cars is legendary: Porsche, BMW, AUDI, and Mercedes Benz have millions of fans all over the world and are synonymous with the quality and success of German engineering. But hardly anyone knows that the history of the automobile’s origin is,...