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Sisters of St. Francis Joins Nationwide Vigils and Remembrance Events on December 13 to #EndGunViolence

Candlelight Timed for Six Year Mark of the Sandy Hook Tragedy Aston, PA:  In remembrance of the six year mark of the Sandy Hook Elementary school tragedy as well as the 600,000 American victims and survivors of gun violence since December 2012, the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia are joining the Newtown Foundation, Newtown [...]

By | December 4th, 2018|2018|0 Comments

Three Sisters/Former Principals Share Thoughts and Prayers for Our Lady of Angels Regional School in Morton

Aston, PA - So many Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia have received calls of concern, prayers, and support after the devastating fire at Our Lady of Angels (OLA) Regional School in Morton, PA.  As the last three Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia principals, we would like to express our gratitude for your concern [...]

By | July 19th, 2018|2018|0 Comments

Chester Community Coalition Awarded Large Grant

Chester Community Coalition Awarded $431,531 in Grants to Provide Trauma-Informed Support Services in Chester, PA Chester, PA- June 28, 2018 - The Chester Community Coalition has received a $421,731 grant from Catholic Health Initiatives’ Mission and Ministry Fund through the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia to provide trauma-informed support services to survivors of gun [...]

By | June 28th, 2018|2018|0 Comments

Majority Support for Shareholder Proposal at Sturm Ruger

The Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia are among the co-filers of a resolution on GUN Violence at Sturm Ruger. We received a major win with a majority vote today at the meeting in Texas. MAJORITY SUPPORT FOR SHAREHOLDER PROPOSAL AT STURM RUGER SHOWS GROWING INVESTOR CONCERN WITH GUN VIOLENCE Proposal requesting reporting on efforts [...]

By | May 9th, 2018|2018|0 Comments

Sr. Angela Patrice Power Turns 100!

Sr. Angela Patrice Power grew up Kathleen Mary Power in Dungarvan, Waterford, Ireland.  She was the youngest of eight children—four girls and four boys.  One of young Kathleen’s favorite things to do was Irish dance.  She competed in many competitions and received many awards.  Growing up in Ireland she was taught by the Mercy Sisters [...]

By | May 9th, 2018|2018|0 Comments

Wells Fargo agrees to investor demands for report detailing root causes of ethical lapses

As a result of the company’s commitment, the investors are withdrawing a resolution they filed for the 2018 proxy calling for the review Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility and investors in Wells Fargo announced on March 6, 2018 that the company agreed to publish a Business Standards Review to investigate the root [...]

By | March 19th, 2018|2018|0 Comments

Sr. Jean Clare Rohe Turns 100!

“A simple farm girl that made good.”  That is how Sr. Jean Clare Rohe, OSF, describes herself.  After a century of living, she has quite a story to tell.  She was born on March 12, 1918 on a small farm in the White Marsh area of Baltimore County, Maryland and is the oldest of an [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|2018|0 Comments