We invite you to click this link to share in Dan Schutte’s Nine Days of Prayer Novena for Pentecost…
From the campus of Marian University, Indianapolis. The new Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, bell tower is starting to take shape! We can definitely imagine the bell ring!
The Sisters of St. Francis have been reaching out to others during this COVID-19 Pandemic. COVID-19 has affected the lives of each of us in many ways. Some of these impacts are direct. Many in Franklin and Ripley Counties struggle to maintain their households. We advocated for paid sick days and the expansion of unemployment insurance so that peop… [ Read More ]
This song celebrates the unbelievable great news that Jesus, the Son of God and our brother, has risen from the dead. Even during these dark days of Covid-19 there is hope, joy, celebration. Click here to enjoy the music!
Holy God, be with us now as we meditate on your Son’s journey to Calvary. Remind us that still, in this present day, many of your children continue that walk to Calvary, carrying heavy, difficult crosses. May we be Simon to those whose burdens are too heavy to be borne alone. May we be Veronica to those who need the touch of love and comfort. And m… [ Read More ]
Pope Francis delivers an extraordinary blessing “To the City and to the World” on Friday to pray for an end to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. In his meditation, the Pope reflects on Jesus’ words to His disciples: “Why are you afraid? Have you no faith?” Pope Francis held the special Urbi et Orbi on Friday from the steps of St. Peter’s Basilica…. [ Read More ]
May we who are merely inconvenienced Remember those whose lives are at stake. May we who have no risk factors Remember those most vulnerable. May we who have the luxury of working from home Remember those who must choose between preserving their health or making their rent. May we who have the flexibility to care for our children when their schools… [ Read More ]
Every family and religious community, every member of the faithful, urged to join in praying the Luminous Mysteries At the end of the general audience March 18, the pope said he is joining the initiative promoted by the Italian bishops to pray the Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary at 9pm (Italian time) on March 19, the feast of St. Joseph.Presumably… [ Read More ]
On this 40th anniversary of the Refugee Act we remember the words of Jesus in Mt. 25 where he says that when we welcome the stranger we do this to him. HIAS is a Hebrew organization that resettles refugees.
A Message from S. Christa Franzer: As we continue to monitor new and ever-changing information, we are making the following announcement, effective immediately… Our motherhouse is closed to outside visitors, including Sisters and Associates. Exceptions are those who minister here. Other precautions have been put in place to protect our most vulne… [ Read More ]