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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.
2014 LCWR Assembly
More than 750 Sisters attended the 2014 LCWR Assembly from August 12 to August 16 in Nashville, Tennessee. It was a very special blessing for all of us present. The theme was “HOLY MYSTERY REVEALED IN OUR MIDST”.
Commemorative Ritual in Brooklyn
A wonderful group of Sisters, Associates, collaborators with the Foundation, current and former employees, and friends took part in the ritual ceremony we held in Brooklyn on Sunday, September 7, 2014, to commemorate the time of our General House in Brooklyn and mark its relocation...
The milestones on our journey to Brooklyn, NY
In October 1968 the General Chapter in Rome decided to establish a “central house of government located in the Unites States.” Mother Innocenta Donnelly, elected as Superior General, and her Council began looking for a suitable house.
Being Apostles of the Resurrection
On May 4th and 5th the communities of Rome and Messina held their meeting and on May 24th and 25th, the communities of Pistoia, Assisi and Padua had their gathering. These meetings marked an important stage in the Italian...
Our Charism Continues 1877 – 1900
After the death of Mother Frances on December 14, 1876, the grieving Congregation continued its ministries under the leadership of Superior General Fulgentia van Endert. Not long after Mother Frances’s death, Sarah Peter died imparting...