A Retreat for the Soul

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We are happy to have Jere and Janine Miller-Delany return from  Upper Sandusky Counseling and Life Coaching for our upcoming retreat. 

Janine  is a licensed counselor who helps her clients live a more mindful, peaceful life. Her areas of expertise include struggles with grief and loss, physical symptoms resulting from stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, women’s issues, and relationship issues.  Janine honors & values each individual’s choice to integrate their own faith & spiritual journey into the counseling process.

Janine is a graduate of Heidelberg University and Bowling Green State University.  She has been a counselor, presenter, and speaker for over 20 years.  As the mother of four active boys she seeks balance with her husband, Jere, through nature, hiking, music, and spiritual development.

Her husband, Jere,  is a registered nurse and Health and Wellness Life Coach.

Jere brings the unique combination of over 16 years of psychology, mental health, and nursing experience into the innovative field of Life Coaching. With degrees from Otterbein University,  Marion Technical College, and specialized training with the Life Coaching Institute, Jere has a gift for helping people clarify and reach their own unique goals.

Jere seeks simplicity in the midst of sharing parenting, retreats and life experiences with his wife, Janine. Weight lifting, music, gardening and personal development through literature and meditation are amongst his passions.

Upcoming Programs

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Upcoming Healing Arts Seminar

Healing Arts Seminar - June 25

Note: The Healing Arts Seminar in June is not a repeat of the first seminar.  This event features new speakers and topics.

There are only 60 seats available and, based on the attendance at the first seminar, we expect this event will fill quickly.  To be sure that we don’t have more guests than we can accommodate, we are asking everyone to pre-register by calling 419-443-1485 or email peace@franciscanretreats.org.  When we have 60 pre-registrations, we will close the event and won’t be able to accept walk-ins.


8:45 AM

An Introduction to Naturopathic Medicine – Maleigha White, N.D.

A general introduction to naturopathic medicine–what it is, how the philosophy is different from conventional care, what to look for in a naturopathic doctor, as well as the tools a naturopathic doctor may use when working with their patients.  Discussion will cover the educational background for naturopathic doctors so potential patients know what to screen for.  The ways in which Ohio law changes what naturopathic doctors can do will also be addressed.

9:15 AM

Energy Healing – Sister Jackie Doepker, OSF, MA, Quantum Touch 1 certified

Explanation of how persons can help each other heal by directing the energy of their love to assist the healing process.

9:45 AM

Eating Clean – Kindra Ringle, RDN, LD

An overview of the simple concepts of eating clean.  The discussion will also highlight the resulting health benefits as well as cost benefits.

10:15 AM

Healing Meditation – Sister Edna Michel, OSF, MA, Spiritual Director

Discover the many benefits of meditation to body, mind and spirit, learn some basic techniques, and experience an optional guided meditation in a peaceful setting.


11:10 AM

Eat Real Food – Dr. Joel Ardner, D.C.

This session will present information about the food industry and how recent changes in what we eat have affected our health. Not only has the food business altered our view of what food is, but also it has led to the current state of chronic disease that plagues our nation.

11:40 PM

Introduction to Essential Oils – Beverly Martin, Wellness Advocate

Participants will learn what essential oils are, what they are for and how they can be used.  The discussion will also include information about how to identify pure, high-quality oils as well as how to use them with confidence.





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“2016” Retreats Offered at the St. Francis Spirituality Center

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“Live a Life of No Regrets” presented by Robert Rogers on October 15, 2015

St. Francis Campus Community is HAPPY!

 The St. Francis Campus really is a HAPPY place to work, live and visit!

Several of our employees, sisters and campus visitors took part in the filming of our “HAPPY” video.

If you liked the first one, then you will love the second one…it even has a brand new happy cast!

We hope that you enjoy watching these videos as much as we enjoyed making them!

HAPPY” Holidays from our family to yours!


Summer 2016


Previous Publications:

2015 Annual Report

2015 Fall/Winter Magazine

The Mural Sr. Jane Made

The final step to Making the Francis and Clare Mural a reality. You must visit the Center and go to the lower level, outside of the Kitchen and gaze in amazement! Sr. Jane, you have outdone yourself!


Praying for those who have come or will be coming to the Spirituality Center is something we take very seriously. We also include our partners in mission. The Sisters of St. Francis are a large part of this ministry. For many sisters, prayer is a full-time ministry. We welcome the opportunity to support your needs. If you have a specific prayer request you would like us to include in our intentions, please submit the form below.

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