LCWR Grieves the Shooting in Colorado Springs

The Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia join with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious in continuing to call on our elected officials to put in place whatever legislation is needed to put an end to the gun violence that prevails in our country today, including more support for organizations dealing with mental illness in [...]

By |2022-11-28T09:46:35-05:00November 28th, 2022|2022|0 Comments

Sister Anthony Reidy Turns 102!

Sister Anthony Eileen Reidy reached the fabulous age of 102 on Monday, July 25, 2022.  She is the oldest member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia congregation.  Sister Anthony celebrated her birthday simply at Assisi House—the sisters’ retirement community in Aston, Pennsylvania—with balloons and a cake. Born Margaret Reidy in County Limerick, Ireland, [...]

By |2022-07-25T11:47:26-05:00July 25th, 2022|2022|0 Comments

STATEMENT – Gun Violence Must Stop: Make Our Country Safe Again!

May 25, 2022 - Eight hundred years and his shining witness has scarcely dimmed. St. Francis’ example teaches us yet—his journey from violence to nonviolence, wealth to poverty, pride to humility, power to powerlessness, selfishness to service, indifference to love, cruelty to compassion, killing enemies to loving them. John Dear, an American Catholic priest and [...]

By |2022-06-17T10:29:41-05:00May 27th, 2022|2022|0 Comments

Wells Fargo’s Human Rights Impact Assessment Leaves Shareholders Dissatisfied

A failure to publish the complete findings of the assessment has investors wondering about the integrity of the process and whether any learnings gleaned will inform much-needed reforms. NEW YORK, NY – MONDAY, MARCH 14TH, 2022 -  Shareholders in Wells Fargo who have been engaging the company for two decades around practices with the potential [...]

By |2022-03-16T10:33:12-05:00March 16th, 2022|2022|0 Comments

Food Drive for Catholic Sisters Week

Because of the weather, the Sisters of St. Francis food drive is closing at noon on March 12, 2022.  Food donations for Anna’s Place can be taken to Our Lady of Angels—609 S. Convent Road, Aston, Pennsylvania—any day the week of March 14-18. Aston, PA - Fifty-two weeks a year women religious stand with the [...]

By |2022-03-12T11:14:12-05:00March 7th, 2022|2022|0 Comments