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JPIC Course from OFM Generalate on LAUDATO SI as ZOOM conferences

Laudato Si’ and Integral Ecology We offer this course for everyone who wants to gain insights into the major themes of Pope Francis’ groundbreaking encyclical and who desires to become a part  of the global Franciscan movement towards ecological conversion and systemic change. OFM Laudato Si Revolution

2020-09-09T19:54:21+00:00September 9th, 2020|Latest News|

Two Upcoming Online Recollections

PORTIUNCULA CENTER FOR PRAYER 9263 W. ST. FRANCIS RD., FRANKFORT, IL 60423 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ HEARING THE VOICE OF GOD IN YOUR LIFE WITH FR. ALBERT HAASE (Live Zoom retreat) Dates/Times:  Friday, September 11 (7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Central time and Saturday, September 12 (9:30 - 11:00 a.m.,1:00 - 2:30 p.m.) Fee: $70 God speaks to us [...]

2020-09-09T19:42:08+00:00September 9th, 2020|Latest News|

Sister Ingrid Peterson

Sister Ingrid Peterson, 84, a Franciscan Sister of the Congregation of Our Lady of Lourdes, Rochester, MN, died at Assisi Heights, June 28, 2020. Janet Peterson was born July 2, 1935 in Grantsburg, Wisconsin, to Elmer and Mary Grant Peterson. She entered the Sisters of St. Francis in 1955 and made perpetual vows [...]

2020-09-09T18:49:26+00:00July 9th, 2020|Latest News|

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 [...]

2020-07-08T13:42:56+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 [...]

2020-07-08T13:43:02+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|