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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

Call for Action – Stop Gun Violence

The mass shooting at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado, on Monday took place less than a week after eight people were killed in a series of attacks on spas in Atlanta.  According to CNN, there have been at least seven mass shootings in the past week across the United States, including three incidents on Saturday [...]

By |2021-03-25T09:44:07-05:00March 25th, 2021|2021|0 Comments

Sisters Take Corporate Stand Against Gun Violence

Aston-PA - The Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia take great joy in announcing that the congregation, as a result of a recent referendum, have declared a corporate stand against gun violence. The Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, conscious of the growing use of assault and other weapons in our society, take this corporate [...]

By |2020-05-04T17:46:22-05:00May 13th, 2019|2019|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 |2018-07-12T13:40:11-05:00June 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 |2020-05-04T17:46:23-05:00May 9th, 2018|2018|0 Comments