National Black Sisters Conference Statement on the murder of Tyre Nichols

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We join the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) and stand in solidarity with the National Black Sisters’ Conference and their recent statement demanding justice for Tyre Nichols and all victims of police brutality. As Franciscans called to justice and peace, we commit ourselves to support and listen to the Black community who is disproportionately… Read more »

Gratitude for 2022

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As we prepare to welcome 2023, we look back on 2022 with prayerful reflection. Let us give thanks for our blessings, mourn our sorrows, celebrate our victories and learn from our mistakes. United in prayer and spirit, let us go forward together in hope following Christ’s example of intentional, unconditional, and extravagant love to bring… Read more »

Christmas Blessings!

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Wishing you and your loved ones a blessed Christmas!  May the joy of the Spirit abide within you, God’s peace rest upon you, Christ’s love flow through you, and all the blessings of our Provident God be yours.

Christmas Eve Blessings!

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On this night before Christmas 2022, like St. Francis of Assisi, we look to the events of the first Christmas to remind us of God’s indwelling presence in the midst of the many difficulties faced throughout our world. May the inextinguishable love of Christ guide you through the moments of darkness and grant you faith,… Read more »

Winter Blessings

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Winter blessings to our friends north of the equator – and summer blessings to our friends to the south! May God bless you and keep you safe throughout every season of your life. As we prepare for Christmas in a few days, we offer extra prayers throughout the holiday season for travelers, as well as… Read more »