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.
Winter 20 Edition
Challenging Times Call for Imaginative Responses
Despite the challenges of Covid-19, people at the Franciscan Spiritual Center West, Anna’s Place, and Neumann University—as well as many other ministries in which our sisters are engaged—found the means to best serve their communities while keeping hope and faith alive. READ
For the Love of Horses
When she first entered the convent at nineteen, Sister Elizabeth Howe thought it meant giving up horses for good. However, while it would be years before she rode again, God had other plans. Sister Beth works hard to balance the three major areas of her life: sister, doctor, and horse lover—all of which she is proud to be. READ