Novice Visits West Point, NE Convent

March 1, 2017

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Novice Sister Mary Teresa reflects on her recent mission experience to St. Francis Convent, West Point, NE. What a great start the year 2017 got off to for me!  I flew out to West Point, Nebraska for twelve days of mission experience with Sisters Joy, Barbara, Elizabeth, and Elizabeth Ann.  West […]

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Franciscan Lenten Song : Calling Me Higher by Teresa Peterson

February 26, 2017

God calls us to go deeper this Lent. Indeed, St. Francis was sensitive to this desire. In this spirit,  Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity invite you to listen to Calling Me Higher by Teresa Peterson. In lectio divina one day, I was praying through the daily psalm, Psalm 42.   One line kept ringing in my ears: as […]

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Just Gospel: Pope Francis’ February Prayer Intention

February 24, 2017

Franciscan Sister Kathleen Murphy reflects on Pope Francis’ February Prayer Intention. Often this month during which we celebrate St. Valentine’s Day becomes a time for roses, lacy valentine hearts and candy. Forgotten are the messages of Christian love that began this feast. In the original spirit of Valentine’s Day, we join Pope Francis in praying […]

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How One Franciscan Sister Celebrates 80th Birthday

February 22, 2017

Here’s a memorable birthday idea! Franciscan Sister Karen Krahenbuhl’s 4 nieces wanted to create an 80th birthday memory that their aunt would not forget! They celebrated with her from afar by sending a prepared party box with all the ingredients needed to throw a fun celebration for @25 Sisters. The party box included party hats, noise makers and […]

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Franciscan Use of Technology and Communication Skills

February 20, 2017

Franciscan Sister Mariella Erdmann reports on an Initial Formation weekend gathering anyone who is a Franciscan Sister of Christian Charity Temporary Professed, Novice and Postulant on the topic of use of technology and communication skills. It was good to see all in formation along with the directresses praying, learning, recreating and just laughing together.  The cafeteria rang […]

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Franciscan Sister Assists with Point Catholic BSR

February 18, 2017

Following a tradition begun by Franciscan Sister Mary Ann Spanjers, Sister Julie Ann Sheahan was present as a spiritual companion to University of Wisconsin Stevens Point students for the annual Point Catholic Busy Student Retreat.  The near Valentine’s Day event’s theme was: I will make room in my heart for you, O God.This is quite the New Evangelization moment! Campus […]

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