Save the date for our Franciscan Fest on October 15 at St. Thomas More Church! As we prepare for this celebration of the Franciscan spirit, we need your help. Our community is seeking baskets or items for the basket raffle fundraiser that benefits our ministries and the care of our senior Sisters. We need fully… Read more »
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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 »
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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.
This third week of Advent, we reflect upon JOY. We are joyful because God is with us. Even during the darkest times, this faithful joy is present in our hearts. The baby whose birth we celebrate at Christmas is the same Jesus Christ who died for our salvation on the Cross. The same risen Christ… Read more »
During the second week of Advent, we reflect upon PEACE. The Hebrew word for peace: Shalom, means more than the absence of violence or conflict. Biblically, it refers to an inward sense of completeness and tranquility that comes from God. It is also used as a blessing, like “Peace be with you.” For Franciscans, peace… Read more »
On this first Sunday of Advent, we reflect on HOPE. Not simply a wish or blind optimism, our hope is firmly rooted in our trust in God’s Providence. We go forward with hope because God is with us. The expectant hope of advent invites us to make more room in lives and hearts for Christ. … Read more »