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How Do You Meet a Franciscan Sister?

Open yourself to the Gospel of Jesus with St. Francis, St. Clare, and the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity! Join us and other young women ages 18-30 at our Wisconsin Motherhouse.

Listen to your heart and trust that our Lord is never ‘outdone’ in His loving care and generosity.” -Sister Frances Ann Longo

Vocation Discernment Opportunities 

First, let us know what date(s) works for you. If you are looking for some time to consider what you are ‘called to be’, we are open to planning with you and any of your companions whether in Manitowoc, WI or at one of our local convents near you .  Click here or call/text Sister Julie Ann at 920.323.9632.

Conversations on Consecrated Life

Invite us to enjoy a conversation on Franciscan Consecrated Life with you and/or your friends at your favorite coffee house or another setting. Contact us here or call/text Sister Julie Ann at 920.323.9632. We really look forward to meeting you.

Franciscan Vocation Discernment Retreats

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity invite you to consider a Franciscan Vocation Discernment Retreat. Expect personal and Community prayer, interactions with many Sisters and just an opportunity to be among us. We are flexible in accommodating your needs. Click here to make the first step in being with us.

Possible dates:  September 19-21, October 10-12

Note: Retreat begins at 7 p.m. and concludes on the closing day by 12:30 p.m.

Click  here to register.

Franciscan Sisters in Austin in Fall 2014

Expect Franciscan Sisters to be in Austin October 18-22, 2014. We are open to planning additional vocation conversations. Contact us here or text/call 920.323.9632.

Eucharist Adoration to Action:  A Prayerful Presentation for Young Adults by the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity

Monday, October 20 • 7:00 Pm
Spirit and Truth St. Albert the Great Catholic Parish 12041 Bittern Hollow Austin, TX 78758
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Wednesday, October 22 • 7:00 Pm
UT University Catholic Center 2010 University Avenue Austin, TX 78705 Special Guest: Paul Finley
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Franciscan Sister Shadowing

Are you desiring to follow a Sister for a day to see what her life is like? We invite you to click here and let us know what day works for you.

Pilgrimage to Founding Place of Our Sisters and Our Lady of Good Help Shrine, Champion, WI

St. Francis used ‘on the road’ time as his personal prayer time to discern God’s action in his life. You may find answers as well. Experience Franciscan Consecrated Life at our Motherhouse while also traveling to Clarks Mills, WI, our treasured spot of our founding as Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity and later pray at the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in Champion, WI, dear to our Sisters whose families have trusted in Mary’s nearness in their lives. Let us know what time works for you and your friends. Click here to contact us.

International Coastal Clean Up

Be part of a lived experience of St. Francis’ Canticle of the Creatures. Volunteer with the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity to clean up a particular area of the Lake Michigan shoreline on September 20, 2014. For more information click here:Internationalcleanup2014

Anticipate and Celebrate the Feast of St. Francis

We invite you to celebrate the Feast of St. Francis with us at Holy Family Convent, our Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Motherhouse on October 3, 2014. Transitus, a special prayer that celebrates the death of St. Francis, begins at 7 p.m. This year expect to view this event through the voice of St. Clare.  Contact us if this sounds like a dream come true for you.

Holy and Whole Women in 2015

Young, single women ages 12-30 are invited for a day of reflection January 3, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., at Holy Family Convent with their Mother, Grandmother, Aunt, Godmother or Biological Sister.

You can expect some personal time with your relative, individual and group prayer time, holy hour, Christmas tour of our Motherhouse, mid-day meal, inspiring speakers Sister Anne Marie Lom and Judy Turba, with closing Sunday Eucharistic liturgy. For more registration information click on the link: holywholewomen

Or simply invite us to meet you where you are…

contact us here or text or call Sister Julie Ann Sheahan at 920.323.9632.

Are you a student from 6th to 12th grade? Interested in friendship, creativity, prayer, sacraments, St. Francis, and lots of fun consider: Camp Franciscan 2014.  Click here for more information.

Consider a Catholic Vocation with Franciscan Sisters

We invite you to view some of the Catholic vocation videos, featuring a diversity of our Franciscan Sisters, some who have served over 50 years, some who have served for 10 or 20 years, some in formation as novices and postulants. You’ll meet some of our sisters ‘in prayerful action’, as well as some of the wonderful people we serve. From students at St. Francis School in Greenwood Mississippi to St. Peter School in Bapchule, Arizona.  From patients, physicians and staff at our health care system in Ohio to young adults at San Xavier Mission. From a Sister serving as a Spiritual Director in Oshkosh, Wisconsin to young women having fun and involved in discernment at Camp Franciscan