Archive for January, 2010

February 2010 Newsletter Now Available

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Download the February 2010 SFO News PDF.

Included in this edition: Prayer for Vocations; Some Changes Regarding Apostolates/JPIC; Franciscans International Rep Here March 6; NAFRA Donation for Haiti — How You Can Help; National Vocations Conference in March; Introducing Your SFO News Editor.

Regional Calendar Updates

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Please note the following updates to our Regional Calendar:

  • Apostolic Action Workshop: This has been postponed until 2011.
  • Leadership Workshop: The date has changed to July 10.

Regional Appointments

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

Yesterday, the newly-elected officers of the Mother Cabrini Regional Fraternity held their first council meeting, during which they appointed the remaining council positions. The following brothers and sisters have been appointed to serve on the Regional Executive Council through December 2012:

  • Councilor for Communications/Public Relations:
    Gloria Huerta, SFO
    (St. Francis of Assisi Fraternity, Fox Valley)
  • Councilor for Fraternal Life:
    Bonnie Michels, SFO
    (Northwest Franciscan Community of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Palatine)
  • Councilor for JPIC (formerly Apostolates):
    Stephanie Sormane, SFO
    (St. Bernardine of Siena Fraternity, Wayne)
  • Councilor for Vocations:
    Norman Mosk, SFO*
    (St. Francis-St. Louis Fraternity, Chicago)
    * Re-appointed to third term.

The duties of the previously-existing role of Councilor for Visitations have been incorporated into the Secretary’s office. In addition, the Councilor for Youth/Young Adults will not be filled at this time; the council may fill this role later in the summer.