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Catholic Sisters Deepen Collaboration for Justice

Justice Convocation

By | November 13th, 2014|2014|0 Comments

Sisters’ Charity Golf Event Celebrates 20 Years

Aston, PA—The Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia 20th Annual Golf Tournament is scheduled for Monday, September 8, 2014, at the Radley Run Country Club in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the sisters’ ministries. “For the past 20 years, our generous sponsors have provided help to countless people through the ministries [...]

By | August 18th, 2014|2014|0 Comments

Guided by Faith-Kathleen Flood Takes Vows as a Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia

Aston, PA—On August 10, 2014, Sister Kathleen Mary Flood professed her first vows as a Sister of St. Francis of Philadelphia. The event took place during a Eucharistic liturgy at Our Lady of Angels Convent, the congregation’s motherhouse in Aston, Pennsylvania. The chapel was filled with the sisters and with Kathleen’s family and friends. The [...]

By | August 10th, 2014|2014|0 Comments

Why We Should All Support the Clean Power Plan!

Aston, PA—As institutional investors concerned about economic security, I support the Clean Power Plan proposed rule because it is good for business, good for public health, and it demonstrates the leadership the global community needs to address; namely, the severity, urgency and geo-political impacts of climate change. Also, as a Sister of St. Francis of [...]

By | August 4th, 2014|2014|0 Comments

Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia Elect New Leadership and Set Future Directions

Aston, PA—At their Congregational Chapter 2014, the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia set congregational directions for the next six years and elected a new leadership team to help move those directions into action. Sister Mary Kathryn Dougherty, OSF, was elected congregational minister. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Sister Kathryn entered the congregation in 1978. Currently [...]

By | July 3rd, 2014|2014|0 Comments

Sister Columbkill O’Connor Turns 100!

Aston, PA—Sister Columbkill O’Connor, OSF, is about to celebrate her birthday—100 years old! This milestone officially makes her one of the oldest members of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia. Born Bridie Mary O’Connor on June 4, 1914, in Gortglass, Scartaglin, Ireland, Sister Columbkill was one of ten children in her family. She recalls [...]

By | May 28th, 2014|2014|0 Comments