Franciscan Spirituality Center in the News

News 19-WXOW 04/14/17 Community comes together on Good Friday to reflect on injustice

News 8-WKBT 04/14/17 Justice and Peace Stations of the Cross Walk

La Crosse Tribune 04/14/17 Annual Good Friday pilgrimage through La Crosse focuses on social justice

La Crosse Tribune 04/10/17 Spirituality Center program looks for balance in hectic world

La Crosse Tribune 04/08/17 Vince Hatt: How are we supposed to feel on Good Friday?

Houston County News 04/05/17 Spirituality center marks Good Friday with walk

La Crosse Tribune 03/22/17 Deadline today for 'Resistance/Surrender' retreat

Onalaska Holmen Courier-Life 03/16/17 Holmen author brings wisdom from journey

Coulee News 03/09/17 Leadership retreat features 'Real Colors'

WXOW Daybreak 02/28/17 Soup and Cinema event highlights mental health

La Crosse Tribune 02/24/17 Spirituality Center offers Lenten programs

Vernon County Broadcaster 02/22/17 Vernon County artists to participate in Art Dash

La Crosse Tribune 02/17/17 Spirituality Center offers iconography retreats

La Crosse Tribune 02/11/17 Spirituality center welcomes artist-pastor

La Crosse Tribune 02/04/17 Art Dash brings local artists together to support FSC's mission

La Crosse Tribune 01/25/17 Franciscan Spirituality Center offers bilingual prayer service

La Crosse Tribune 01/19/17 Fear of vulnerability subject of FSC retreat

La Crosse Tribune 01/06/17 FSPA president, FSC spiritual director team up for retreat

La Crosse Tribune 12/23/16 Franciscan Spirituality Center offers programs for self-care

La Crosse Tribune 12/20/16 Author to talk about her way of viewing mental illness

La Crosse Tribune 12/16/16 Spirituality Center to celebrate Women's Christmas

RVNG Weekly Newspapers 12/09/16 Franciscan Spirituality Center celebrates Women's Christmas

La Crosse Tribune 12/04/16 FSC offers 'sweet opportunity' for corporate leaders

La Crosse Tribune 12/04/16 Advent programs set at the Franciscan Spirituality Center

WXOW 11/23/16 Addressing Thanksgiving dinner conversations

La Crosse Tribune 11/15/16 Post-election listening session set at Franciscan Spirituality Center

La Crosse Tribune 11/4/16 Spirituality Center program to curb holiday stress

La Crosse Tribune 9/8/16 FSC movie, meal key on mental health initiative

La Crosse Tribune 9/8/16 Come dream at the Franciscan Spirituality Center

La Crosse Tribune 8/28/16 Helping hands aims to help heal grief of infant losses

La Crosse Tribune 8/12/16 Spirituality center offers divorce support

La Crosse Tribune 8/5/16 FSC offers indoor labyrinth walk for peace

La Crosse Tribune 7/31/16 The Soul's Story combines writing, spirituality

La Crosse Tribune 7/30/16 Spirituality center plans mindfulness retreat

La Crosse Tribune 7/22/16 Yearlong FSC program begins this fall

La Crosse Tribune 7/21/16 Art nature journaling offered at spirituality center

La Crosse Tribune 7/15/16 Spirituality Center leads "Journey Toward Wholeness'

WXOW News 19 7/11/16 Spirituality Center provides outlet of hope

Vernon County Broadcaster 6/22/16 Washburn to lead writing retreat

La Crosse Tribune 6/17/16 Enneagram expert to lead workshop at Franciscan Spirituality Center

La Crosse Tribune 6/2/16 Paint a Byzantine-style icon at spirituality center

La Crosse Tribune 5/7/16 FSC workshop aims to curb anger, addiction

La Crosse Tribune 4/23/16 FSC tees up Father's Day retreat mixing spirituality, golf

Jackson County Chronicle 4/18/16 FSC tees up for men's golf retreat

La Crosse Tribune 4/16/16 FSC speaker to reveal 'Art of Listening'

Houston County News 4/7/16 FSC sponsors talk on 'Sacred Art of Listening'

La Crosse Tribune 3/26/16 FSC to offer brush meditation retreat

WXOW-Channel 19 3/25/16 Justice and Peace Stations of the Cross walk

La Crosse Tribune 3/25/2016 FSC station participants follow Jesus' steps to social justice

SEVEN magazine, March 2016 Improve relationships with the Enneagram

La Crosse Tribune/Houston County News 3/18/2016 FSC retreat explores personality styles

La Crosse Tribune 3/4/2016 Justice and Peace Stations set for Good Friday

La Crosse Tribune 3/3/2016 FSC offers staff development opportunity

La Crosse Tribune 2/16/2016 La Crosse event to feature things mama said or did

La Crosse Tribune 2/15/2016 FSC offers serenity retreat for those in recovery

La Crosse Tribune 2/3/2016 Celebrate marriage at the FSC

WXOW 2/2/2016  Franciscan Spirituality Center to host celebration of married life

La Crosse Tribune 1/23/2016 FSC offers programs for Lent

La Crosse Tribune 1/16/2016 Jesuit priest to highlight Pope Francis' reforms at FSC

La Crosse Tribune 12/23/2015 Opportunities for meditation, mindfulness offered

La Crosse Tribune 12/15/2015 Join the wise women at spirituality center

Coulee Region Women Magazine December/January 2016 Different Journeys, Common Ground

La Crosse Tribune 11/11/2015 FSC offers Advent programs

Houston County News 11/3/2015 La Crescent woman to present at FSC

La Crosse Tribune 10/12/2015 Retreat of Hope for those affected by addiction

La Crosse Tribune 10/5/2015 Drum maker Wayne Manthey returns to the FSC

La Crosse Tribune 9/25/2015 La Crosse audience revels in pope's ability to challenge without scolding

WXOW-News19 9/24/2015 Local Catholics watch as Pope addresses Congress

WKBT-News8 9/24/2015 Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, Spirituality Center host Pope viewing party

La Crosse Tribune 9/22/2015 Enneagram focus of weekend retreat

La Crosse Tribune 9/16/2015 FSPA, FSC host Pope2Congress Watch Party

La Crosse Tribune 9/5/2015 Prayerful decision-making practices program set

La Crosse Tribune 9/3/2015 Divorce Recovery group meets Sept. 17

La Crosse Tribune 8/23/2015 FSC offers journaling, watercolor programs

La Crosse Tribune 8/15/2015 FSC offers support for survivors of sexual abuse

Onalaska Holmen Courier-Life 7/30/2015 Class offers path to less stress through mindfulness

Houston County News 7/30/2015 Reducing stress through mindfulness

La Crosse Tribune 7/28/2015 Transitions: Challenges and Opportunities

La Crosse Tribune 7/04/2015 Journey Toward Wholeness

La Crosse Tribune 6/13/2015 Writers retreat offered in July

Houston County News 4/23/2015 Learning to listen (SDPP profile)

The Catholic Times 4/16/2015 Sister Thea Bowman honored by her Franciscan sisters and friends 

La Crosse Tribune 4/04/2015 Justice and Peace Stations of the Cross photo 

WXOW 4/03/2015 Franciscan Spirituality Center hosts annual prayer walk

WKBT 4/03/2015 Stations of the Cross walk held in La Crosse on Good Friday 

La Crosse Tribune 4/01/2015 Social Justice Stations link present-day problems to Jesus' suffering

La Crosse Tribune 3/24/2015 Spirituality is attainable in all walks of life

WXOW 3/17/2015 Sister Thea: Her Life and Legacy

La Crosse Tribune 2/28/2015 FSC plans art journaling retreat

La Crosse Tribune 2/28/2015 FSPAs to memorialize their 'shooting star,' Sister Thea Bowman

WXOW 2/14/2015 Couples spend Valentine's Day at Celebration of Marriage retreat

La Crosse Tribune 2/14/2015  FSC to host Enneagram retreat

La Crosse Tribune 1/28/2015  FSC offers Serenity Retreat for those in recovery

La Crosse Tribune 1/17/2015  FSC Valentine's program celebrates marriage

La Crosse Tribune 12/22/2014  FSC marks 30 years of helping people in spiritual quests

Onalaska Holmen Courier Life 11/19/2014  Mindfulness key to beating holiday stress

La Crosse Tribune 11/12/2014  Advent reflection planned at FSC

La Crosse Tribune 10/29/2014  FSC offers 'gratitude bracelet program

La Crosse Tribune 9/28/2014  Retreat features Real Colors workshop

La Crosse Tribune 9/26/2014  FSC connects caregivers for support, resources

La Crosse Tribune 9/2/2014  FSC offers new women's group for survivors of sexual abuse

La Crosse Tribune 8/23/2014   Pilgrimage of Prayer explores four developments in Christian spirituality

La Crosse Tribune 8/16/2014     Psalms focus of three-day workshop

La Crosse Tribune 8/13/2014     FSC launches divorce recovery group

La Crosse Tribune 6/18/2014     FSC to start Caregivers Support Group

 

Opening Doors to the Unexpected on May 2-3, 2014 at English Lutheran Church featuring keynote speaker, Paula D'Arcy.

La Crosse Tribune

Local business consultant Kristy Walz will offer a weekend workshop at the Franciscan Spirituality Center to help people discover their authentic self.
Local consultant will offer roadmap to lead during FSC retreat

La Crosse Tribune
The Franciscan Spirituality Center in La Crosse will host an art program for returning veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress and other mental health conditions.
Spirituality Center to host sessions for veterans

La Crosse Tribune
The Rev. David Vasquez, a campus pastor at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, will blend stories of immigrants today with ancient biblical stories during a program ...
Luther campus pastor to present biblical perspective on immigrants

La Crosse Tribune
New this summer, the Franciscan Spirituality Center will offer a four-day spiritual hiking retreat that blends the teachings of St. Francis with daily hikes throughout the Coulee Region, a.k.a. God's country....
FSC offers spiritual hiking retreat in June

La Crosse Tribune
Eleven years ago, Joan Weisenbeck, FSPA, started a legacy of icon writing (painting) that continues to draw people of all faith traditions from across the nation each summer to the Franciscan Spirituality Center.
FSC offers two icon retreats

La Crosse Tribune
The Franciscan Spirituality Center in La Crosse will feature speakers outlining their approaches to peace during its Intentional Living: A Pathway to Peace conference May 3-4.
FSC to host peace conference May 3-4

La Crosse Tribune
The Rev. Andre Cirino, a renowned Franciscan author and teacher, will deliver an address titled Blessed Pope Johns XXIII's Perspective on Power and Authority to "Rebuild My Church" at ...
Pope John XXIII award winner to speak at Viterbo

La Crosse Tribune
A frustrating weekend in Sin City morphed into a 'God moment' that delivered chicken soup to Steve Spilde's soul.
Dad shares a story of raising a daughter 'on the spectrum'

La Crosse Tribune
FSPA Affiliate Marilyn Pedretti will share her need to discern Gospel living serving the poor and homeless. Mike Desmond will reflect on the ...
FSC Conference looks to inspire peace, justice

La Crosse Tribune
If you want to check out some of Diane Von Arx's most popular lettering, check out General Mills' Count Chocula cereal. Yup, she did the lettering. 
Calligrapher turns her talent to the sacred

WXOW.com
By Madeline Sky, Weekend Meteorologist - bio | email LA CROSSE, ... Associate Director of the Franciscan Spirituality Center where the bible is on display.
Rare Bible on Display in La Crosse for the First Time

La Crosse Tribune
Expert presenters Susan Sink and Diane Von Arx will share their knowledge, experience and appreciation of The Saint John's Bible in conjunction with the April 2-26 exhibit of the handwritten and illuminated Bible at the Franciscan Spirituality Center, 920 Market St. Saint John's Bible experts to speak at FSC

La Crosse Tribune
Dinner came with a lesson in world hunger Wednesday at a fundraising event at Viterbo University. 

Feast or famine: Fundraiser serves up slop for lesson in poverty
Banquet draws attention to world hunger

La Crosse Tribune
The Franciscan Spirituality Center will lead the public in a meditative walk to 10 different local stations for prayer, singing and drumming to raise awareness of the injustices of the world. 
Spirituality center leads social justice walk on Good Friday

La Crosse Tribune

The Franciscan Spirituality Center's 29th Annual Conference presents: Opening Doors to the Unexpected  with Keynote Speaker: Paula D'Arcy, May 2-3, 2014.  Speaker uses own grief to help heal


Franciscan Spirituality Center in the News in 2012

La Crosse Tribune
December 14, 2012
Sister Joan leaves imprint on Franciscan Center as retirement nears

National Catholic Reporter
December 7-20, 2012

A companion on the journey of faith

La Crosse Tribune 7/22/16 Yearlong FSC program begins this fall