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

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 ]

The Journey Toward Interdependence

The Associate Advisory Board of the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, IN would like to share an article by Jeanne Connolly. Jeanne Connolly has been a covenant companion (or associate) with the Wheaton Franciscans in Wheaton, Illinois, for more than 22 years, and has served as their director of charism and mission since 2007. Jeanne is currently t… [ Read More ]

Associates’ Signing and Permanent Commitment

The Associate Signing and Associate Jubilarian celebration took place in the Motherhouse Chapel on Sunday, September 9th. Mass in the morning included recognizing Jubilarians who were living or deceased and blessing the Jubilarians who were present. After the noon meal the prayer service focused on a large window in front of the altar and offered p… [ Read More ]

A Day to Remember, A Day to Celebrate

Come honor someone special, living or deceased, with a prayer service in the Motherhouse Chapel of the Sisters of St. Francis in Oldenburg at 3:00 PM on November 3, 2018.  “When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure.” Click here for more information about this special day sponsored by the Associates of the Sisters of St…. [ Read More ]

November 10 Retreat Day

Associates are invited to attend a retreat sponsored by the Tri-State Conference of Associate Leadership on November 10, 2018. Sister Judy Gomila, MSC will facilitate the day and look at the Gospel of Luke and how to, “get into the boat,” and to chart new waters. Through presentation, reflection, music and faith-sharing, the retreat will help parti… [ Read More ]

Prospective Associate Retreat

Prospective Associates gathered in Oldenburg on August 25th to continue their formation and get to know one another. The two Associate co-directors, Carolyn Meyer and Jane Schaefer led morning prayer and facilitated discussions and reflections about the Franciscan teaching, “Care of Creation,” Ministry and Call and Franciscan symbols. The group tou… [ Read More ]

Volunteer Opportunities for Associates

We have had requests for a list of those opportunities for Associates in a variety of areas.  There are opportunities in St. Clare Hall, Adopt-A-Sis, Michaela Farm, and various events with the Oldenburg area. You are welcome to visit or call hospitalized Associates or offer to be photographer for a variety of Associate events.  Click here for a lis… [ Read More ]

Associate Brother Joe Bach Makes Final Profession

We celebrate with Associate, Brother Joe Bach, O.S.F. as he made his perpetual religious profession on Saturday, July 21, 2018.  Brother Joe is a member of the Congregation of the Religious Brothers of the Third Order Regular of St. Francis in Brooklyn, N.Y.  May the Lord bless him, keep him and fill his life with joy and peace. A quote chosen by B… [ 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