Popular Events at Franciscan Ministries’ Communities

Get involved – check out some of these popular events offered at Franciscan Ministries’ senior living communities!


  • Zumba
  • Tai Chi
  • Movin & Groovin
  • Light Weights & Fitness
  • Stretch and Tone Yoga
  • Armchair Pilates
  • Better Balance
  • Fitness and Fun

Arts and Crafts

  • One Stroke Painting
  • Jewelry Making
  • Abstract Arts
  • Tranquil Doodling Art
  • Your Home Decorations and Crafts
  • Pole Barn Wood Shop

For the Brain

  • iPad 101
  • Trivia Tuesday
  • Creative Writing
  • Brain Games Olympics
  • Lessons on Computers
  • Scrabble Challenge
  • Beginning Spanish


  • Men’s Billiard Club
  • Knitting Club
  • Bridge Club
  • Cooking Club
  • Coffee Chat Club
  • Bell Choir Club
  • Painting Club
  • Ladies’ Tea Social
  • Knitting and Crochet Club

Just For Fun

  • Wii Bowling
  • Happy Hour
  • Virtual Vocations
  • Baking Corner
  • Pass the Buck

Spiritual Wellbeing

  • Bible Study
  • Exercising your Spirituality
  • Rosary
  • Prayer Services
  • Mass

Don’t forget to try some of the “Must Do’s” at Franciscan Ministries!

The Must Do’s

  • Meet the Presidents and First Ladies
  • Music Under the Stars
  • Autumn Poetry and Writing Workshop
  • Pone Stroke Painting Classes
  • Chili Cookoff
  • Cooking with the Chef

Franciscan Village Presents “Care for the Caregiver Part II”

Time: April 26 @ 5:00 pm

Venue: Franciscan Village

1270 Village Dr
Lemont, IL 60439 United States

Phone: 630-243-3500

Join us on Wednesday, April 26, from 5pm-8pm for “Care for the Caregiver Part II.”

Carol Conway is a recently retired Pastoral Associate from St. Germaine Parish, and a not-so-recently retired high school English teacher. She is co-leader of Chicago Mercy Associates and is the director of the orientation program for all new associates. Carol is a firm believer that laughter is a great stress reliever, leading us to love our neighbors and ourselves a little better.

Marge Garbacz  is the Director of Mission Integration and Pastoral Care at Franciscan Village Continuing Care Retirement Community in Lemont. She is certified both as a Director of Religious Education and as a Pastoral Associate in the Archdiocese of Chicago. Marge has over 40 years of experience as an educator and as a parish pastoral minister. She has given numerous presentations on liturgy and sacramental life throughout the Archdiocese.


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