Experience God through 'Silence and Sunset'

(Summer 2018) -- This summer, let yourself be in awe of God’s brilliant sunsets ... study the kaleidoscope of color found in prairie flowers and birds ... step away from the noisy world and step into the power of prayer!

These opportunities and more await women at our fifth annual “Silence and Sunset.” Each evening will begin with prayer at 6:30 pm. From there, attendees may use the time for private prayer, reading, walking in the gardens, or learning what spiritual direction is and how it can transform your life. We'll conclude with prayer at sunset followed by refreshments.

"Silence and Sunset" is free and held rain or shine! Enjoy one, two or all three evenings at St. Francis Convent, 3110 Nicolet Dr., Green Bay, (map), and please be sure to register.

June 7, July 5, and Aug. 2 -- attend one, two or all

6:30 pm -- Opening prayer in convent chapel

7:00 -- Your time for:

  • private prayer/reflection in our gardens or among our Franciscan mosaics
  • read (bring a book or select from our recommendations) in our library
  • learn about spiritual direction
  • meet one-on-one with a Sister
  • just sit and enjoy the sunset over the bay

Sunset -- Closing prayer followed by refreshments

Info and registration

Questions? Contact Sister Laura Zelten at vocations@gbfranciscans.org.

Want to register? It's appreciated so we have a chair and refreshment waiting for you!

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Sunset over the bay of Green Bay


Sunset at St. Francis Convent, Green Bay


Our chapel inspires prayer


Flowers & walking paths abound


Rest & pray by the pond