The purpose of the Good News is to further the Gospel mission of the sisters by sharing the good news of the congregation with our friends, family, companions, and sisters. Through this publication we share the charism of the congregation and invite others to become involved in our mission.
Starting in 2021, the Good News will be published two times a year (spring/summer and fall/winter) by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia. We welcome your feedback.
Spring/Summer 2021 Edition
Finding a Safe Haven at Mary’s Harbor
Cuan Mhuire (Mary’s Harbor) is the largest voluntary provider of addiction treatment services and residential rehabilitation in Ireland with five major treatment centers. For the past 28 years, Sister Maria Assunta Oman has provided needed support to assist individuals battling addiction in working through the process of recovery—allowing them to blossom and succeed by living a better life. READ
Small Parish in the Hills Brings Light to Many
St. Francis de Sales Parish, the little church on the hillside of Lenni, Pennsylvania, recently celebrated their 125th anniversary. Sister Elizabeth (Betty) Kirk, who has been ministering at the parish since 1990, shares the various ways in which the parishioners witness to the Gospel and help others in the community on a daily basis—sharing the “spark of the divine” that is in their hearts. READ