Peace and Every Good

“We are a congregation of active women religious who have chosen to live the Gospel simply and plainly in the footsteps of Sts. Francis and Clare of Assisi. Our Sisters invite you to explore these pages and learn more about us, how we live, what we believe, and how we dedicate our lives to God through serving God’s Church and God’s people.”

-Sister Joanne Brazinski, OSF


INSPIRED by Francis of Assisi to follow Jesus Christ in total responsiveness to the Providence of God. WE EMBRACE the evangelical life in community, striving to live the poverty of Jesus Christ and to proclaim peace in the joy of the Spirit.

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Viewing, Wake and Funeral Services for Sister Frances Walters, OSF

Sr. Frances MemorialPlease join us as we continue praying for the repose of the soul of Sister M. Frances Walters, OSF, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Providence of God for 82 years, who died at the age of 100 on April 26, 2016. We offer our continuing prayers that she will rest in the peace and love of God in her eternal home.  We give thanks to God for Sister’s life, her generous spirit, and her unique way of manifesting the goodness of God.

Unfortunately, incorrect information is listed in the print newspaper and their online obituary page concerning her viewing, wake and funeral services.  The correct dates, times and locations are listed below, and we apologize for any inconvenience or confusion this may have caused.


Thursday, April 28 from 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM

John F. Slater  Funeral Home (4201 Brownsville Rd; Pittsburgh, PA  15227)


Wake Service

Thursday, April 28 at 6:00 PM

John F. Slater  Funeral Home (4201 Brownsville Rd; Pittsburgh, PA  15227)


Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, April 29 at 10:00 AM

St. Germaine Parish (7003 Baptist Road; Bethel Park, PA 15102)