What joy for us when,
after having lived well here upon earth,
we shall all meet again in that beautiful heaven!
Let us try hard and pray for une onother
so that glorious goal for which we were created. (Mother Frances Schervier)

Sister Elizabeth Carline Mast, SFP

sr-mast m Elizabeth Carline was born on July 20, 1922 to Clara Talken and August Mast.Times were difficult as these proud parents of eight provided for their children during the Great Depression.They were active members...

Associate Victoria “Tori” Moore

altTori was born October 17, 1956 in Medina, Ohio, the daughter of Robert D. and Shirlea (Hudson) Moore. Later she lived in Dayton, Ohio, where she became a dedicated nurse at St. Elizabeth Medical Center. A request came...

Sister Consolata D’Ambrosio, SFP

altWhen Anna asked to enter the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor, she was nineteen years of age. After the formation years, she took vows with the name of Sr. Consolata and made First Profession on January 5, 1960, making...

Associate Gerald (Jerry) Altenau

altHe was a man of super energy! This was reflected in his first Covenant as being involved in his parish as a Eucharistic Minister, lector, para-liturgical member, and member of the Grieving Committee. He was known as a son...

Associate Antonino Cama

altIn his covenant, Nino expressed the desire to “. . . live our charism fully and forever, offering and praying for all the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor, new vocations and for the poor.” Antonino (Nino) Cama was an Associate since 1994.

Sister Mary Antonita Mettert, SFP

altAmanda Mary Knecht and Allen James Mettert welcomed their fifth child, Mary Jane, on September 23, 1927 in New Castle, Indiana. Mary Jane was also greeted by her sister Ann and brothers John, Russell and Allen. Allen Senior supported...

Sister Rosalita Losonsky, SFP

altSr. Rosalita attended St. Mary School of Nursing in Quincy, IL, to prepare for service in the Congregation’s health care ministry. While in Quincy, Sister attended Quincy College taking courses that would transfer to the University of Dayton...

Sister Marilyn Fischer, SFP

altInscribed in the ring that Sr. Marilyn Fischer wore for nearly forty-five years following her Perpetual Profession to serve God as a Franciscan Sister of the Poor are the words of St. Francis of Assisi, My God and My All.

Sister Claudia Burke , SFP

altWhen Mary Virginia was invested with the habit of the Congregation, she was given the name Sister Claudia. Sister professed First Vows on September 8, 1946, and made her Perpetual Profession on September 8, 1951.

Sister Moira Doherty , SFP

altOn August 1, 1970, Sister Moira pronounced Perpetual Vows of Obedience, Poverty, and Celibacy as a Franciscan Sister of the Poor. Her Profession was indeed a glorious day, filled with joy amid her Sisters, relatives and friends...

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