Sisters of St. Francis
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812-934-2475
Mailing Address:
Sisters of St. Francis
P.O. Box 100
22143 Main Street
Oldenburg, IN 47036

What’s New

Welcome Carla Castano

Welcome to our newest Associate, Carla Castano! Carla lives in Indianapolis and is a Spanish Professor at Marian University. She made her Associate commitment during a prayer service on Sunday morning, August 11th  in the Motherhouse Chapel. Carla was also here to participate in a Prospective Associate retreat. Associate Pat Ertel was Carla’s mento… [ Read More ]

God Pours Forth All Graces

Every year at this time the Associates of the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, celebrate two auspicious occasions held at the Motherhouse.  This September 8, 2019 the Associate Office invites you to share in the Jubilee celebration of those Associates who have been part of the Associate Program for 15 and 25 years.  The liturgical celebration wil… [ Read More ]

Welcome to Matthew Landry

Congratulations to Reverend Matthew Landry who made his Associate commitment on May 9th, 2019 at Oldenburg. Matt’s wife  Candace and their three year old son, Zechariah enjoyed a visit through the town of Oldenburg followed by dinner and the signing prayer service at 7:00 pm. Associates and Sisters gathered in the Community Room to celebrate with h… [ Read More ]

Active Hope

How to practice active hope in all your activities!  On June 1, 2019 the Associate Office will offer a day of prayer at Marian University to discover the various opportunities of living with Active Hope and how we can choose a response of Hope in any situation. By sharing our stories and looking at the positive influence of poets, composers and aut… [ Read More ]

Intimacy With God Prayer Day

The Associate Office of the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg is offering a prayer day in Cincinnati, Ohio, on May 18, 2019.  It will take place in the Franciscan Monastery of St. Clare. God’s nearness or distance is not a description of God’s actual proximity to us, but of our experience of intimacy with God.  The more we trust God, the more intim… [ Read More ]

Share the Connection

The Associate Office is sponsoring a “Share the Connection” prayer day with the theme of Listening vs. Seeing. The concept of “looking versus seeing” is very similar to the concept of listening versus hearing. “Just as hearing is not something that just occurs, seeing is not something that just happens. A conscious decision must be made.” Julianne… [ Read More ]

They Ate It Up!

The morning of February 16th brought Associates and Sisters together at the Motherhouse for a delicious breakfast from 8:00 to 10:30. Pancakes, sausage and bacon were the usual fare and scrambled eggs were added to the menu this year. Along with all the home-cooked food, it was a chance for sisters and Associates to enjoy a tasty meal together or r… [ Read More ]

The Gift of Tears

The Associates of the Oldenburg Franciscans are invited to attend shared prayer, to engage in discussion and to take time to reflect on tears as prayer on March 20, 2019.  This Lenten program reflects on the ideas that our tears reach God even when we cannot speak.  They come from sorrow, our desert season and from joy–our Easter Season.  Pope Fra… [ Read More ]

OPEN MIND THURSDAYS Dreams, Hopes, Ideas for the Associate Relationship

What are your Dreams, Hopes and Ideas for the future of the Associate Relationship?  How do you see the Associate living and carrying the Charism of the Oldenburg Franciscans’ into future generations?  Join us on Thursdays beginning February 21st.  Come once or as often as you like.  “A dream you dream alone is only a dream.  A dream you dream toge… [ Read More ]

Fifth Annual Pancake Breakfast

Associates, Sisters and Prospective Associates are invited to the 5th Annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, February 16th in room 226, second floor of ICA Hall.  The breakfast has offered the opportunity for a chance to visit with each other while enjoying a delicious breakfast of pancakes, sausage, bacon, and for the first time this year, scramble… [ Read More ]
Sisters of St. Francis
Contact Us
812-934-2475
Mailing Address:
Sisters of St. Francis
P.O. Box 100
22143 Main Street
Oldenburg, IN 47036