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Sisters of St. Francis of the Providence of God

New Events


Looking for a quick and healthy meal? The Sisters offer homemade Soup Take Out once a month.  Aware that Sisters and others are looking to make healthy choices, our chef uses the freshest ingredients available and there is no added salt to our soups.   All proceeds of the soup sales benefit the Sisters' ministries, outreach efforts and needs of the Community.

The Sisters' Gift Shoppe will also be open during Soup Pick Up times.


  • Time:  3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • $5.00 for a quart of soup, plus 2 dinner rolls
  • To Order: (412) 885-7232 or, by deadline (Thursday before Pick-up).
  • Location:
  • Motherhouse (main entrance)
  • 3603 McRoberts Rd.* Pittsburgh, PA 15234
  • Directions


    Wednesday, August 13, 2014
  • Order Deadline: Thursday, August 7
  • Soup Choices: Wedding, Chicken Noodle and Borscht (cold beet)


    Wednesday, September 17, 2014
  • Order Deadline: Thursday, September 11
  • Soup Choices: Wedding, Tailgate Soup (Kielbasa and Potato) and Stuffed Cabbage Soup


  • Wednesday, October 15, 2014
  • Order Deadline: Thursday, October 9
  • Soup Choices: Wedding, Acorn Squash, and Chicken Chili


  • Wednesday, November 12, 2014
  • Order Deadline: Thursday, November 6
  • Soup Choices: Wedding, Sweet Potato and Stuffed Pepper Soup


  • Wednesday, December 10, 2014
  • Order Deadline: Thursday, December 4
  • Soup Choices: Wedding, Chicken & Dumpling, and Loaded Baked Potato


  • January 21, 2015
  • Order Deadline:  Thursday, January 15
  • Soup Choices:To be announced


  • Ash February 18, 2015
  • Order Deadline:  Thursday, February 12
  • Soup Choices:Haluski, Vegetable Lentil and Wedding


    Wednesday, March 11, 2015
  • Order Deadline:  Thursday, March12
  • Soup Choices:To be announced


  • Wednesday, April 8, 2015
  • Order Deadline: Thursday, April 2
  • Soup Choices:To be announced


  • Wednesday, May 13, 2015
  • Order Deadline: Thursday, May 7
  • Soup Choices:To be announced


  • Wednesday, June 10, 2015
  • Order Deadline: Thursday, June 4
  • Soup Choices:To be announced
    Wednesday, July 8, 2015
    • Order Deadline: Thursday, July 2
  • Soup Choices:To be announced



History at Twilight: Campus Walking Tour

Sunday, October, 2014

6:30 PM


    Join our congregational archivist, Dennis Wodzinski as he guides visitors though 90 years of captivating history while walking the Sisters’ picturesque campus. This year's nature inspired tour is called "The Hand of Father Joe."   As the Sisters’ beloved chaplain from 1926-1965, Father Joe Skripkus was instrumental in transforming the Sisters’ home from farmland into the lush wooded space it is todayFather Joe planted over 14,000 trees and shrubs on the campus – many of which are still thriving and will be visited on the tour.

    The event is free and no reservations are needed. It is advised to wear comfortable walking shoes and dress appropriately.  The tour will be walking through wooded areas on a path. For more information, please call (412) 885-7231. 


  • Activities Lot on Chesna Drive across from the former St. Francis Academy Gym (look for the green & yellow recycling bins.
  • 1 Chesna Drive.* Pittsburgh, PA 15234
  • Directions


Connecting Women's Wisdom

Sunday October 26, 2014

8:30 AM- 1:00 PM

Liturgy, Brunch and Program

    Join women of all ages and backgrounds for this morning retreat that will allow you to take time to focus more clearly, breathe more deeply and live more mindfully.


    There is no registration fee, but free-will love gift donations will be collected and are appreciated.  Reservations are required, as space is limited. To make a reservation(s), please contact Sister Althea Anne Spencer as soon as possible at (412) 885-7406 or



  • Motherhouse Lecture Hall
  • 3603 McRoberts Rd.* Pittsburgh, PA 15234
  • Directions


Sunday Spaghetti Dinner

Sunday, October, 2014

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

$8.00 - Eat In or Take Out

    Relax and enjoy Sunday dinner with the Sisters of St. Francis of the Providence of God and friends. The St. Francis Auxiliary is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser.  $8.00 per person includes freshly prepared spaghetti with homemade marinara sauce served with or without meatballs, a salad, roll, drink and dessert.  Served buffet style, the all you can eat dinner will fulfill any appetite.  A take out option is also available for patrons wishing to enjoy their meal at home.  All proceeds from the Spaghetti Dinner go to the Auxiliary’s St. Francis Fund to support the Sisters of St. Francis of the Providence of God, which recently replaced 20+ year old carpet in the Sisters’ home.  For More information, please call (412) 885-7403.  


  • Motherhouse (front desk/reception area)
  • 3603 McRoberts Rd.* Pittsburgh, PA 15234
  • Directions



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