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Vocations / Discernment

Postulant Mission Experience: St. Paul Convent, Kaukauna WI

February 16, 2017

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Postulant Colleen reflects on her experience at St. Paul Convent, Kaukauna, WI. As you may know, my mission trip was to St. Paul’s Convent in Kaukauna. St. Paul Elder Services has a beautiful facility and I was asked to be a part of two departure ceremonies and an anointing. I was […]

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Franciscan Sisters Support Yuma Run/Walk for Consecrated Life

February 9, 2017

Immaculate Conception Parish, Yuma, AZ recently hosted the 4th Annual Run/Walk with the Nuns. Franciscan Sisters were among them. Winter mornings in the desert are a great time to exercise. Combining this with a good cause of vocation awareness of the consecrated life, the timing couldn’t be better. Franciscan Sister Charleen Acker had this to say about the […]

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Postulant Mission Experience: St. Agnes Convent

February 7, 2017

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Postulant Tricia shares her recent experience at St. Agnes Convent, Green Bay, WI. I went to St. Agnes Convent in Green Bay. There are six Sisters stationed there. They all do different things, so I got to shadow them in different areas. Two days I went to Holy Family School […]

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Called to Be Nurse, Convert, Franciscan Sister

February 5, 2017

Franciscan Sister of Christian Charity Sister Natalie Binversie reflects on the life of Sister David Marie Long, a convert to Catholicism as a student nurse and responded to a call from God to consecrated life. To read the whole account, click here: Sister David Marie wake reflection As a nursing student Esther’s supervisors sent Esther Long to […]

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Franciscan Sisters Announce Camp Franciscan 2017

February 3, 2017

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity invite young women active in professional lives or college and high school to Camp Franciscan 2017: GOD’S AMAZING GRACE: Run so as to win (1 Cor. 9:24), June 12-15, 2017. What can participants expect? Experience growth in your relationships: yourself, others, God and the world. Discover skills for developing personal reflection and discernment of one’s […]

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Postulant Mission Experience: St. Clare Convent

January 26, 2017

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Postulants Shari and Megan reflect on their recent experiences at St. Clare Convent, Manitowoc, WI. Shari’s Reflection I would like to express special thanks to Sr. Louise, Sr. Patricia, and Sr. Rochelle for such generosity and welcoming both Megan and myself into the St. Clare’s Convent. Megan and I were […]

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