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.
Fall/Winter 2021 Edition
Setting an Eye on Our Future – Congregational Chapter 2021
Congregational Chapter is a time for gathering as a congregation, reflecting on accomplishments, pondering the challenges faced, and discerning how to move forward in the future. There are two main parts: discussing the issues that are presented and holding elections for leadership. READ
Catholic Health Services in the West: Continuing Our Legacy
The Sisters of St. Francis have been an integral part of health care on the West Coast since the 1800s—opening and managing hospitals. As time went on, lay personnel began to assume management roles in many of the Franciscan Hospitals. Now they continue to thrive, keeping with the mission and values of the sisters. READ