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Reaching Out Beyond Our Faith - Retreat

  • Sacred Heart Catholic Church - Sullivan Hall 7190 Highway 17 South Fleming Island, Florida 3200 (map)

Guest Speaker

Donna Hollis, OFS

National OFS

Ecumenical/Interfaith Committee Member


National OFS                       

Joint Committee on Franciscan Unity                     

OFS Animator 

Donna learned early on that we are all God’s Children no matter where we go to Church. As long as we keep our relationship with Him close and are accepting of others especially those that are different than us; we can be at peace with those around us. She believes dialogue begins with building relationships which brings trust and openness and acceptance. Her lifetime experiences have led her to an open heart and willingness to step out of her comfort zone in order to receive what the Spirit is showing her through others.


The book, the Sultan and the Saint, reminds us of the actions of St Francis when he met with the Sultan. Pope Francis said modern societies are demonstrating fear of other religions, but also fear of any religion, which is another reason why followers of different faiths should meet, dialogue and work together to promote the common good and show others that faith makes positive contributions to society. 

Join us to learn how we can “Reach Out Beyond our Faith”

Open to people of all faiths

sponsored by
St Bonaventure Secular Franciscan Fraternity

Fleming Island (Jacksonville/Orange Park area) Florida

Sacred Heart Catholic Church - Sullivan Hall
7190 Highway 17
South Fleming Island, Florida 3200