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Ritual in Goiânia
On August 31st 2014, the Brazilian Area joined the rest of the Congregation in celebrating a Ritual for the Transfer of the General House. The ritual was held at the Frances Schervier Formation Center, in Goiânia. Associates...
Our Charism alive in 1900 - 1940
The deep faith and courage of our Sisters during these times of war, epidemics, poverty and other challenges is truly admirable! Bishops in Germany, Belgium, and the United States continued to beg them to begin new institutions.
March against climate change
On Sunday, September 21 2014, more than 2,700 rallies worldwide were held, sending a strong message to the United Nations General Assembly which began its meeting in New York on September 23rd. We were among the more than...
Temporary Vows Renewal in Senegal
The Young Professed of Senegal Area met with Sr. Marie Augustine NDIONE (CCA of Senegal) at the monastery of Keur Moussa for a retreat from October 8 to October 10, 2014 to prepare themselves for the renewal of their vows.
Ritual In Pires do Rio
In Pires do Rio, on June 24, Sr. Goretti and Sr. Maria Lucia led the ritual of prayer to accompany the transfer of the General House of the Congregation from Brooklyn to Rome, in a simple and participatory ceremony...
A day of pure joy
August 30 was truly a special day in my life, a day full of joy! After spending 5 years in Rome, I consecrated my life as a Member of the SFP family. The day I was to say ‘yes’ had come, and I felt protected and supported by...
Ritual in Jataí
September 3, 2014 was a day of great joy and a spirit of communion for us. We, the Sisters and Associate from Jatai, Brazil, conducted a ritual of congregational prayer in the Chapel of our Santa Isabel Convent. The ritual, while conducted...
Franciscan Federation Conference
The 49th annual Franciscan Federation Conference was held in St. Louis from July 18-20. The theme was: “Celebrating the Kindom Power.” Our two presenters, Margie Will OSF and Michael Crosby OFM Cap. shared their reflections with us.