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Eagles in the Super Bowl!

Being from the Philadelphia area, many of our sisters and staff members are big Philadelphia Eagles fans.  Please join us in prayer on Super Bowl Sunday praying for a victory.  It worked in 2018! Eagles Prayer Lord, make our Eagles instruments of your strength. Where there is great victory, let us be humbly proud. Where [...]

By |2023-01-31T13:58:02-05:00February 12th, 2023|Comments Off on Eagles in the Super Bowl!

Life Discernment Retreat

Discernment in the Franciscan Spirit Facing some big decisions in the new year? Our next online Life Decisions/Discernment in the Franciscan Spirit retreat will be Saturday, Jan. 14 from 12 to 6 P.M. Eastern and 9 A.M. to 3 P.M. Pacific.  This free retreat is open to adult women and men discerning any major life [...]

By |2022-12-20T14:21:01-05:00January 14th, 2023|Comments Off on Life Discernment Retreat

Franciscan Night

Poker, Craps, and Twenty-one!  Join us for a night of Black Tie fun! Enjoy casino games, delicious food, live entertainment, basket raffle & so much more! Saturday, May 20, 2023 • 6 - 10 P.M. Neumann University Mirenda Center Atrium Admission includes $100 in chips to try your hand at the gaming tables! Sponsorship opportunities [...]

By |2022-10-26T10:34:20-05:00May 20th, 2023|Comments Off on Franciscan Night

Season of Creation

The season starts September 1, the Day of Prayer for Creation, and ends October 4, the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of ecology. Throughout the month-long celebration, the world’s 2.2 billion Christians come together to care for our common home. The beginning and the end date of the Season of Creation are [...]

By |2022-09-01T09:41:03-05:00September 1st, 2022|Comments Off on Season of Creation

27th Annual Golf Tournament

Register Today! Join us for the 27th Annual Sisters of St. Francis Golf Tournament September 19, 2022 9 A.M.  - Breakfast Buffet 10 A.M. - Golf (Shotgun start) 1 P.M.  - Beginner’s Clinic (Learn some golf and putting tips) 3 P.M.  - Cocktails & Hors d’Oeuvres, Auction & Raffles 3:30 P.M.  - Early-Bird Tailgate Dinner [...]

By |2022-08-04T13:19:39-05:00September 19th, 2022|Comments Off on 27th Annual Golf Tournament

Collection for Ukraine

During this Lenten season the Sisters of St. Francis will be collecting funds for the people of Ukraine.  In addition to this monetary collection, the sisters have been attending prayer vigils and advocating for companies to stop doing business with Putin and his Russian supporters. After Russia invaded Ukraine, hundreds of innocent people have reportedly [...]

By |2022-03-10T12:10:36-05:00March 10th, 2022|Comments Off on Collection for Ukraine

Catholic Sisters Week Food Drive

As part of the Catholic Sisters Week invitation to care for the earth and for one another, expressing our commitment to the Laudato Si’ Action Plan, the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia are sponsoring a food drive on Saturday, March 12, from 10 A.M.-3 P.M. Donations collected will go to support Anna’s Place, which [...]

By |2022-02-17T11:18:47-05:00March 12th, 2022|Comments Off on Catholic Sisters Week Food Drive

Franciscan Night 2022

The Flow of the Evening 5:30 P.M. Doors Open 6 P.M. Welcome Gathering in ABC Hall Derby Wagers * Hors d’Oeuvres * Mint Juleps Gallery of Baskets on Display (Opens at 7 P.M.) 6:40 P.M. Transition to Bachmann Hall for Watch Party 6:57 P.M. Watch the Kentucky Derby “The most exciting two minutes in sports” [...]

By |2022-05-02T09:13:09-05:00May 7th, 2022|Comments Off on Franciscan Night 2022

Collection for Kentucky

The Sisters of St. Francis are accepting donations for the victims of the tornados in Kentucky during the month of January. If you would like to contribute, kindly mail payment to the Sisters of St. Francis Foundation marked "Kentucky Donation" in the memo line. Sisters of St. Francis Foundation 609 S Convent Rd. Aston, PA [...]

By |2022-01-12T09:11:36-05:00January 31st, 2022|Comments Off on Collection for Kentucky

Life Decisions Discernment Zoom Retreat

We will be offering our online Life Decisions/Discernment in the Franciscan Spirit retreat via Zoom on Saturday, Feb. 12. This well-received online retreat is open to women and men discerning any major life decision (vocation, relationships, faith, education, job, volunteer year, relocating, etc.). Sr. Christine Still, OSF will guide participants through a Franciscan discernment process [...]

By |2022-01-07T09:33:24-05:00February 12th, 2022|Comments Off on Life Decisions Discernment Zoom Retreat

Candlelight Vigil to End Gun Violence

An inclusive, healing gathering remembering the over 750,000 Americans who have been killed or injured by gun violence since the Sandy Hook tragedy. Vigils are being held at hundreds of locations nationwide to give voice to all the victims and survivors of gun violence and together help #EndGunViolence in America. Survivors are invited to bring [...]

By |2021-11-18T08:20:01-05:00December 14th, 2021|Comments Off on Candlelight Vigil to End Gun Violence

Job Fair

Are you interested in a job with the Sisters of St. Francis/Assisi House?  Could you be dedicated to improving the lives of the sisters? If so, we want you! Stop by our job fair to learn about careers available to you, enjoy snacks and refreshments, enter for a chance to win $25 Visa gift cards [...]

By |2021-10-21T10:12:15-05:00November 10th, 2021|0 Comments

Farm-to-Table Dinner

SOLD OUT!!!   An exquisite evening of local wine & beer tasting, hors d’oeuvres, live music, and a delicious (BYOB) five-course meal prepared by Chef Paul Reid. $100 farm members/$125 non-members Limited seats are available! Money raised will go to the installation of a new high tunnel on the farm for the additional planting of carrots, [...]

By |2021-09-27T08:41:08-05:00October 2nd, 2021|Comments Off on Farm-to-Table Dinner

Collection Benefitting Children at the Border

The Sisters of St. Francis invite you to join with them as they take up a collection for the children at the border.  The sisters will be collecting monies from the congregation on May 22, Pentecost Sunday. However, you can make your donation at any time. The Social Concerns Committee at Our Lady of Angels [...]

By |2021-05-11T09:34:38-05:00May 22nd, 2021|Comments Off on Collection Benefitting Children at the Border

Ever Ancient, Ever New – The Mission and Ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis

On April 9, the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia celebrate Founders' Day, commemorating the moment when the three foundresses knelt in prayer before Bishop John Neumann CSsR, who invested them with the Franciscan habit. Each was given a new name, and Mother Francis Bachmann was designated as their first leader. When the Franciscan Sisters [...]

By |2021-04-02T14:11:59-05:00April 9th, 2021|Comments Off on Ever Ancient, Ever New – The Mission and Ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis

Justice Café – Criminal Justice

We will be hosting Justice Café the second Sunday of each month—this month it will be hosted on Sunday, May 2, 2021 from 3-4:30 P.M. EST / 12-1:30 P.M. PST via Zoom. The Inter-Community Peace and Justice Center (IPJC) Justice Cafes will be offered to all who are interested for intergenerational conversation on particular justice [...]

By |2021-04-21T07:53:25-05:00May 2nd, 2021|Comments Off on Justice Café – Criminal Justice

Justice Cafe – Earth Justice

We will be hosting Justice Cafes the second Sunday of each month—this month it will be hosted on Sunday, April 11, 2021 from 3-4:30 P.M. EST / 12-1:30 P.M. PST via Zoom. The Inter-Community Peace and Justice Center (IPJC) Justice Cafes will be offered to all who are interested for intergenerational conversation on particular justice [...]

By |2021-03-23T07:44:41-05:00April 11th, 2021|Comments Off on Justice Cafe – Earth Justice

Justice Cafe – Education Equity

We will be hosting Justice Cafes the second Sunday of each month—this month it will be hosted on Sunday, March 14, 2021 from 3-4:30 P.M. EST / 12-1:30 P.M. PST via Zoom. The Inter-Community Peace and Justice Center (IPJC) Justice Cafes will be offered to all who are interested for intergenerational conversation on particular justice [...]

By |2021-03-03T09:44:01-05:00March 14th, 2021|Comments Off on Justice Cafe – Education Equity

Catholic Sisters Food Drive

Fifty-two weeks a year women religious stand with the poor and immigrants, teach children, fight injustice, heal the sick, share spirituality, empower women, defend the planet, promote peace, create community, offer hope …but for one week, March 8-14, we shine the spotlight on women religious. This year the focus of National Catholic Sisters Week is [...]

By |2021-02-10T10:56:15-05:00March 12th, 2021|Comments Off on Catholic Sisters Food Drive