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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Employment Opportunities

Franciscan Child Day Care Center buildingOur Franciscan Child Daycare Center in Pittsburgh is currently seeking experienced caregivers for Infants, Toddlers and Pre-School age children.  There are several open full and part-time positions.  Applicants must have an associate or bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education or related area, professional experience in childcare or education, strong leadership skills and a nurturing disposition.

Please e-mail résumé or inquiries to Mrs. Merlo at