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

Ministries

Women’s Day: Women of Light

By: S. Olga Wittekind
On April 6, 2019, the Sisters’ spirituality center, Oldenburg Franciscan Center, will be sponsoring a day of reflection on the dignity and sacredness of all things woman.  It is a day of enlightenment with a keynote address and activities that will feed the body and soul.  The day runs 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM at the center and includes the following: Key… [ Read More ]

Where’s Your Food Come From?

By: S. Michelle Corliss
Michaela Farm is a ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg.  The farm raises produce using natural farming practices in accordance with our commitment to Care of Creation.  The farm has a CSA program each Summer, and it is starting now. What is a CSA? CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture and is a great way for a community to kno… [ Read More ]

Feeding Body and Soul

By: S. Michelle Corliss
Today, March 14, is National Ag Day and the theme is Agriculture: Food for Life.  This day celebrates and gives thanks for the hard work of American farmers.  They provide food, sustenance, fiber, fuel and much more.  The Sisters of St. Francis, in Oldenburg Indiana, give thanks for being part of the backbone of America today.  Michaela Farm, a sma… [ Read More ]

Celebrating Women’s History Month

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Women make up half the population in the United States and throughout the world.  History is filled with stories about the contribution of women in science, medicine, society, etc. Often these stories are overlooked or overshadowed by others who take the limelight.  The month of March has been set aside to honor women’s vital presence and contribut… [ Read More ]

Celebrating Catholic Sisters’ Week

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March 8 -14, 2019 is Catholic Sisters’ Week.  There are thousands of Catholic Sisters who are involved in a wide variety of ministries ranging from teaching, nursing, social service and everything in between. This week calls attention to Sisters in the Catholic Church of which the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, are a part.  The Sisters… [ Read More ]

Michaela Farm Launches into a Bright Future

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Michaela Farm is a supported ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg.  It is a farm using natural farming practices offering vegetables, fruit, eggs from chickens who are cage free and free range.  They sell honey, nuts, herbs and other local goods.  The farm has undergone major changes in the last few months.  The greenhouse now has a co… [ Read More ]

Music in Heaven Abounds

By: S. Delouise Menges
In the early hours of January 7, just as the Epiphany star departed the heavens, our beloved Sister Mary Gloria Gallagher made her ecstatic flight to God, the cause of her joy and the source of her music-filled heart.  Imagine the delight she discovered as, free from all limitations, she found herself in the warmth and glory of God’s presence!  Sur… [ Read More ]

Convent Tours

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On December 27, 2018 you are invited for the annual Convent Tours at the Motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, IN.  Visit with the Associates and Sisters while enjoying the trees from around the world, tours of the convent and refreshments. 6:00-8:00 PM

Christmas Blessing and Invitation

By: S. Michelle Corliss
The Wonder of Christmas is upon us once again.  The Sisters and Associates wish you a blessed Christmas with the following: The ancient story revealed…an angel’s visit, a young woman’s Yes, a pilgrim journey and Emmanuel, Jesus Christ is with us.  Heaven and Earth cry out with JOY! Join us in our Christmas celebration at Mass on December 25.  Car… [ Read More ]

Reflection in the Season of Advent

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As we wait in this season of Advent we invite you to reflect on the following quote from the twenty first chapter of Jeremiah, verse 13 as we prepare the way of the Lord. “You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart.”
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