Home visits key to Franciscan sister’s approach to Latino ministry

By Kristi Anderson The Visitor Franciscan Sister Aurora Tovar is a long way from her home parish of San Rafael in the Diocese of Linares, Mexico, where she worked as a lay leader and catechist and where she first met the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls. But the ministry she does here in Minnesota is…

Sisters and students reap veggies, relationships and respect for the Earth

Nov. 22, 2013, edition By Nikki Rajala Photos by Bill Vossler This summer the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls and Little Falls High School forged a new partnership — with Franciscan guidance, students organically grew and harvested vegetables in the nearby Franciscan gardens. The produce has already nourished many — the Franciscan sisters and students…