As sponsors, we publicly identify with, exert appropriate influence on, and provide various levels of support to these ministries. In so doing, we fulfill our responsibility of stewardship for our heritage, mission, and resources.
During her “growing up years” in County Cork, Ireland, Sr. Margaret O’Brien had the opportunity to meet three different congregations of women religious: Presentation Sisters, Mercy Sisters, and Franciscans Sisters. Though the Presentation and Mercy Sisters were fine people, our sisters stood out in hospitality and happiness” Margaret explained. “I just knew this was the right group for me.”
On Good Friday we commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. The events of Good Friday are commemorated in the Stations of the Cross and a day of fasting. 'So it is written that the Christ would suffer and on the third day rise from the dead' Luke 24:46 #LentenReflections
In April and for Earth Day 2019, we are focusing on Protecting Biodiversity in Climate Crisis. What can you do to help protect Mother Earth? Read more buff.ly/2KXueoj. Visit our website for previous monthly actions: buff.ly/2V7a275.
Holy Thursday reminds us of the Last Supper of Jesus Christ, when he established the sacrament of Holy Communion prior to his arrest and crucifixion. "This is my body, which is given for you." #LentenReflections
This Easter Season calendar is a “sequel” to the Lenten Calendar. Each quote is from the Franciscan Morning and Evening Prayer used by Third Order Regular Franciscans and many others. Learn more here: buff.ly/2Z0dy2q
On May 18 at 7 P.M., the Sisters of St. Francis Foundation will host their annual Franciscan Night fundraiser! Get ready to place your bets as you play to win some awesome prizes. Come support the sisters and enjoy a fun Saturday night! buff.ly/2Wes2JH
The purpose of the Good News is to further the Gospel mission of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia by sharing the good news of the congregation with our friends, family, companions, and sisters.Learn More
You are invited to join us for an evening of fun, food, entertainment, games, raffle baskets, and online auction! Raise your bets to support the care of the sick and elderly Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia and the Franciscan...