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Our “Invitational” Conference is Postponed Until 2021!

Dear Franciscan Federation Members, Associates, Friends, We met with NIX and considered some later dates in 2020 in Denver for this gathering. However, the unknown scope of the Coronavirus Pandemic in the next few months, the concerns of our potential participants, and the desire to safeguard our resources, program and process, led us to postpone [...]

2020-04-22T11:36:29+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Latest News|

Position Opening: Franciscan Federation Treasurer

Position Opening: Franciscan Federation Treasurer There is an immediate opening for the position of Treasurer of the Franciscan Federation. The Treasurer serves on the National Board and is a voting member of the Board. The duties of the treasurer are: Assures responsible custody and management of funds, insurance, and other financial obligations under the direction [...]

2020-01-10T14:10:27+00:00January 10th, 2020|Latest News|

Hospital Sisters seek Music and Liturgy Coordinator

The Hospital Sisters of St. Francis are seeking a qualified individual to enhance the worship and prayer life of the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis by planning, coordinating, and providing meaningful liturgies which honor the Franciscan tradition and charism of the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis. The successful candidate will have a minimum of [...]

2019-09-20T19:12:05+00:00September 20th, 2019|Latest News|

OFM Minister General asks for prayers following bike accident

Minister General Michael Perry, OFM, is recovering from injuries sustained in an Aug. 15 bicycle accident on the lakefront in Chicago. In a letter written to the Order from his hospital bed, he described the details of his unfortunate accident. After undergoing surgery, Michael was transferred to the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab for rehabilitative care at [...]

2019-09-20T19:10:46+00:00September 20th, 2019|Latest News|

Tribute to Sr. Francis Therese Woznicki, SSJ-TOSF

Sr. Francis Therese Woznicki, SSJ-TOSF On August 11, 2019, Feast of St. Clare, Sr. Francis Therese Woznicki, SSJ-TOSF died. Her death came as a surprise but clearly her passing was a quiet “escape” from this world. She quietly slipped over life’s horizon into the realm where St. Clare—and so many countless women [...]

2019-09-13T16:25:48+00:00September 13th, 2019|Latest News|

Sr. Francis Therese Woznicki, SSJ-TOSF Obituary

Sisters of St. Joseph of the Third Order of St. FrancisAugust 17 at 9:34 PMSister Francis Therese Woznicki, age 86, passed away peacefully and unexpectedly on Sunday August 11th, the Feast of St. Clare. Sister entered the novitiate in 1952, and studied at both St. John College and at Regina Mundi in Rome, Italy. Sister [...]

2019-09-13T18:46:07+00:00August 17th, 2019|Latest News|

Assisi Pilgrim Drawing 2019 Winners

The drawing for the Assisi Pilgrimage took place at the Annual Federation Banquet in St. Louis on Sunday, June 23. The winners are: First Place  - Sister Christa Franzer OSF - Two week Pilgrimage to Assisi Second Place - Sister Maria Elena Larrea OSF - Free registration for next year’s conference Third Place - Sister [...]

2019-07-09T15:30:13+00:00July 9th, 2019|Latest News|

Franciscan Federation JPIC Resolution For 2019 – 2020 Welcoming The Refugees, Immigrants, Asylum Seekers

Franciscan Federation JPIC Resolution For 2019 – 2020 Welcoming The Refugees, Immigrants, Asylum Seekers Statement of Resolution We, the members of the Franciscan Federation, recognize that we live in a nation at a time when refugees, immigrants, and asylum seekers are being turned away from our borders and held in detention centers. We hold our [...]

2019-04-17T20:37:24+00:00April 12th, 2019|Latest News|