Sisters in the News

It's Giving Tuesday!

Giving Tuesday is a wonderful day to thank our Sisters - who have given so much throughout their lives - with a generous gift to help those retired Sisters still living in their homes to safely... Read More

Knights of Columbus Council 1709 Donates $10,000 for New Lift Chairs

(l to r) Associate Director Sister Charlotte Roost, Deputy Grand Knight John Stepanovich, Grand Knight Tony Bloom,  Associate Director Sister Sylvia Anne Sheldon, and Administrative Director Sister... Read More

Holiday Boutique Set for December 9

Join us on Saturday, December 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for our Holiday Boutique! This annual event will feature Sister-created art, crafts, jewelry, and gift items, along with baked goods prepared by... Read More

Sisters Stand in Solidarity with the People of the Middle East

“Never has the use of violence brought peace in its wake. War begets war, violence begets violence.” -- Pope Francis, Angelus, September 1, 2013. The members of the Leadership Conference of Women... Read More

Oct. 14 Pet Blessing Cancelled

Due to forecasted heavy rains and wind, we have reluctantly canceled the Pet Blessing scheduled for this Saturday, October 14, 2023, at 10 am at our St. Francis, Wis. convent.  We are sorry for any... Read More

Sisters Support Farm Bill

Sisters Take Action in the Spirit of Laudato Si’ “The rich and the poor have equal dignity, and their rights must be guaranteed.” (Pope Francis, Laudato Si’- On Care for our Common Home, paragraph... Read More

We Met Our $1 Million Challenge Match

Photo above: Sisters Carole Mechtenberg and A.T. Eckelkamp celebrate the good news about the $1 Million Challenge Match.   You did it!  Thanks to the incredible generosity of supporters like you, the... Read More

Sisters Celebrate Jubilees

(front row, l to r): Sisters Ruth Gardner, Anna Marie Stadler, Mariella Boehmer, Canise Kolbeck, Rose Kordick, Darlene Clippert. (second row, l to r): Sisters Rosa Suazo, Leonette Gertner, Edna... Read More

Sister Lenore Steilen Celebrates 100th Birthday

Sister Lenore Steilen, OSF, celebrated 100 wonderful years of life on July 5, 2023. Born in Farmer, S.D., Sister Lenore professed vows in 1944 and for the next 56 years taught primary grades in... Read More

Sisters Elect New Leadership Team

The Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi have elected a new Leadership Team! On April 30, during the 2023 Chapter of Elections, delegates chose Sister Joanne Schatzlein as the new congregation Director,... Read More

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