Sisters in the News

Joyous Celebration Marks 175th Anniversary

Bishop James Schuerman of the Archdiocese  of Milwaukee presided at the Mass at the Basilica of St. Josaphat. He is pictured here with (right of bishop) Sister Joanne Schatzlein, OSF, director of The... Read More

Sponsors and Events for 175th Anniversary

After two grueling months crossing land, ocean, and several Great Lakes, two priests from Ettenbeuren, Bavaria, and eleven lay people (five men and six women) of the Third Order of St. Francis of... Read More

Sisters Raise Over $10,000 for Capuchin Walk for the Hungry

              The sun shone brightly over St. Francis Convent on June 14 when Sisters and staff took part in  the 2024 Capuchin Walk for the Hungry. The 35 walkers logged steps on a path around St.... Read More

Sisters Celebrate 175th Anniversary

  The Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi celebrated their 175th anniversary on Foundation Day, May 28. The day began with a Mass of thanksgiving attended by Sisters who came from near and far to... Read More

Sisters Welcome Visitors from St. Coletta of Wisconsin

Ten members of the St. Coletta of Wisconsin’s Golden Options program visited St. Francis Convent on May 21. The group played Bingo with Carlina Marlowe of the recreation department, visited the... Read More

Congregation Honored by Milwaukee County Historical Society

On May 9, the Milwaukee County Historical Society honored The Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi  for their 175-year history of service to others. The Sisters received a commemorative plaque during a... Read More

Franciscan Shore Now Accepting Resident Applications

Franciscan Shore, a residential care apartment complex (RCAC) sponsored by The Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi, is accepting applications for new residents.             The care facility, located on... Read More


Over the weekend of April 20-21, The Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi hosted 25 Sisters and Affiliates of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (FSPA) from La Crosse, Wis. for a pilgrimage to... Read More

Celebrating 175 Years

We are thrilled to be celebrating the 175th Anniversary of The Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi this year! Because it is such a significant event for us, we are celebrating throughout the year,... Read More

Have A Heart Fundraiser

On Tuesday, March 19, Father Edward Sanchez presented a very generous check of $4,907 to the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi, representing funds collected during February’s “Have A Heart” fundraiser... Read More

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