Franciscan Sisters at St. Peter’s Mission Honored as ‘Guardians of Hope’

by Sister Julie Ann on November 3, 2016

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity were recently honored for their service at St. Mission, Bapchule, AZ.

BAPCHULE — Here in the windswept desert of the Gila Indian Reservation stands a beacon of hope: St. Peter’s Mission School.franciscan-sisters-at-st-peter-mission-bapchule-az

The seven Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity who live here and staff St. Peter’s rise early each morning and greet the 240 children bused in from a dozen villages that dot the reservation. More than 80 percent are from families whose income falls below the federal poverty guidelines.

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2 thoughts on “Franciscan Sisters at St. Peter’s Mission Honored as ‘Guardians of Hope’”

  1. Sister Theresa says:

    Thank you to our Sisters at St. Peter’s for representing us so well to all those you serve so generously at Bapchule and to the broader Church in the Phoenix Diocese.

  2. GOD’S CONTINUED BLESSINGS TO YOU, FELLOW SISTERS,
    FOR CONTINUING TO SERVE THE PEOPLE OF ARIZONA AS WE REMEMBER ALL THE SISTERS WHO HAVE GONE BEFORE US WHO HAVE PAVED “THE WAY!” PAX ET BONUM!

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