Presentation on theme: "With the Franciscans for the Poor in Cincinnati Ohio."— Presentation transcript:
With the Franciscans for the Poor in Cincinnati Ohio
The goal of the week is to provide all participants with a culturally diverse experience with times for group and individual prayer activity and a chance to live a simple lifestyle.
Sunday: 4:30pm Arrival – Welcome!! 5:30-7:00pm Dinner, Tour of Tau House, Orientation 7:00pm Get Settled In 11:00pm Lights Out Monday: 7:00am Self-Serve Breakfast 8:00am Morning Launch in the Tau House Chapel* 8:45am Depart for Worksites 9:00am-3:30pm Participants at Worksites 3:30pm-4:30pm Free Time 4:30pm Dinner Prep for Some; Continued Free Time for Others 6:00pm Community Dinner 7:00pm Evening Activity 8:00pm Evening Prayer/Reflection in Chapel 11:00pm Lights Out Tuesday-Thursday: 7:00am-4:30pm same as above Friday: 7:00am Self-Serve Breakfast 8:00am Pay-It-Forward! Prep/Clean House for Next Group 10:00am Closing Prayer and Send Off 11:00am Departure – Safe Travels!
We will be staying at the Tau House ◦ Sharing Rooms with 2-4 other people ◦ Linens are provided ◦ Separated by floor, men and women Food will be provided by the Sisters while staying at the Tau House ◦ While traveling you will be responsible for your own food and meal purchases.
Sites are varied and depend on current need: ◦ Bethany house-helps homeless and low-income women and children ◦ Canticle Café-for the homeless and working poor ◦ Cincinnati Housing Partners-House construction and rehab, sometimes yard work ◦ Drop Inn Center-largest homeless shelter ◦ Franciscan Terrace-nursing home ◦ Our Daily Bread, Over-the-Rhine Kitchen and Walnut Hills Kitchen-soup kitchens These are just a few of the possible options
Simple Living ◦ We promise you will have everything you need and some of the things you want ◦ Please limit use of cell phones and other electronics in communion with the Sister’s way of simple living. Community Living ◦ Participants are asked to help with daily chores ◦ Many hands make little work
Challenge yourself to pack “simply” regarding clothing ◦ Yet be prepared since weather is unpredictable Clothing should be reflective of positive values ◦ Please no short shorts, spaghetti straps, low cut necklines, muscle shirts or belly shirt ◦ No shirts with suggestive, vulgar/violent language or inappropriate designs Need closed-toed shoes at worksites Shirts must be worn at all times Musical instruments are welcome, but the owner’s responsibility
Questions? See Emilio Alvarez in Murphy 340 Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org@viterbo.edu Call him at 608-796-3805