2013 Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales Celebration
In celebration of the 175th anniversary of the foundation of The Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales, the 15th anniversary of the foundation of Wellspring, and the beginning of the USA Vice Province, a special Mass and celebration were held at Immaculate Conception on August 28th. Bishop Joseph Strickland was the main celebrant and Bishop Edmond Carmody along with forty of our Fransalian priests concelebrated with Bishop Strickland.
Inauguration of USA Vice Province and Installation of USA Vice Provincial
The Inauguration of the USA Vice Province and Installation of Fr. Gus as the USA Vice Provincial took place at Wellspring on July 3rd. Bishop Joseph Strickland was the celebrant. A reception followed the inauguration.
Activities at Wellspring include meditation classes, community gatherings and opportunities for spiritual growth.
Retreats for individuals, groups and the wider community are regularly offered at Wellspring.
Most Reverend Bishop Joseph Strickland was present for the celebration of the 15th anniversary of Wellspring held in January of 2013. Many of our Fransalian priests and members of our community joined us to celebrate.
The 14th Anniversary of Wellspring was celebrated in January 2012. We celebrated with a Mass of Thanksgiving followed by a reception.