Wisconsin

  • Franciscan Sister Wisconsin in Winter
  • Franciscan Sister Spring Silver Lake
  • Franciscan Sister Easter sunrise

  • Franciscan Sister Wisconsin in Winter
  • Franciscan Sister Spring Silver Lake
  • Franciscan Sister Easter sunrise

Wisconsin

Holy Family Convent
Motherhouse of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity
Manitowoc, WI

Home to all of our sisters, residence of our General Administration, of postulants, novices, directresses, retired sisters, and many sisters involved in community apostolates, such as services in our business offices, St. Rita’s Health Care for our elderly and infirmed sisters, dentistry, clinic, vocation office, archives, etc. Franciscan Sisters who reside at the Motherhouse also serve in various city outreaches to the poor and homeless, teaching religious education, service to immigrants, work with the youth, provide hospitality to priests, family members and visitors, host Camp Franciscan for young women, direct vocation retreats, host meetings, celebrate the sacraments, teach classes, etc. It is a place of prayer, retreats, and gatherings of the entire community.

We invite you to view a video of our home by one of our Sisters in formation.

Click here to see photos of our Motherhouse in the summer time.

If you feel a slight nudge or interest in being a religious, come to visit us. Give the Lord a chance to lead you toward the goal He has for you. He will make it clear to you.”

-Sister Carol Juckem

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family
(Sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity)
Manitowoc, WI

Our sisters serve as professors, instructors, adjuncts, staff, volunteers, and advocates of Catholic higher education. Our Sisters live on campus in Chiara Convent.

St. Francis Convent
Manitowoc, WI

A group of our Franciscan Sisters resides and minister in various aspects of community service, outreach to the Catholic parish in Manitowoc, and a local nursing care facility.

Holy Family Memorial Medical Center
(Sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity)
Manitowoc, WI

Serving as staff, mission effectiveness director, pastoral care, volunteers, and offering a ministering presence of Franciscan healing and wholeness keeps the sisters here very involved in the lives of many people. Our Sisters live near by in St. Clare Convent.

Holy Family Conservatory of Music
Manitowoc, WI

Utilizing music to bring joy and meaning to life the sisters give private and group music lessons to children, youth, and adults on instruments including strings, woodwinds, percussion, piano etc. Recitals, concerts, choirs, and special celebrations are part of life for these Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity. Read more about Holy Family Conservatory, Manitowoc, WI.

Roncalli Catholic High School
Manitowoc, WI

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Grade School
Manitowoc, WI

AP Chemistry and Foundations of Science are two of the subjects taught by a Franciscan Sister. Other Sisters serve in the positions of guidance counselor, tutor and parish visitor to the elderly. All the Sisters make their home at Roncalli Convent.

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Parish
Manitowoc, WI

Ministries of the Franciscan Sisters in the Catholic Parish include: teaching religious education, pastoral visits to the sick and homebound, sacramental preparation, director of liturgy, music ministry, outreach to the youth, and volunteering at a variety of the activities of the parish.

Franciscan Sister of Christian Charity Health Care Ministry Inc.
Manitowoc, WI

The Offices of the FSCC Health Care Ministry Inc. are located here in Manitowoc with our Franciscan Sisters serving the Catholic Health Care System in roles of President, Vice President of Mission, Board Chair, Board Members, Special Assistant to the President, and Director of Quality and Compliance.

Monte Alverno Retreat Center
Appleton, WI 

One of our Franciscan Sisters serves on the retreat center staff as a Spiritual Director and musician while living with our Sisters at Holy Family Conservatory. Read more about Holy Family Conservatory, Manitowoc, WI.

Immaculate Conception Parish-St Mary/St Michael School
Clarks Mills/Whitelaw, WI

A Franciscan Sister serves as the Catholic school teacher of religion, and pastoral minister to the elderly and the infirmed.

Holy Family Catholic School
Green Bay, WI

Education is key to Christian formation. Franciscan Sisters teach as tutors in a variety of grades and vast array of subjects. Read about St. Agnes Convent, Green Bay, WI,  where our Sisters live together in community.

University of Wisconsin Green Bay Catholic Student Community
Green Bay, WI

The Franciscan Sisters Vocation Team participates with these students on a regular basis attending the Sunday evening Eucharist and social.

St. Paul Elder Services
Kaukauna, WI

Healing and wholeness are the concentration of the Franciscan Sisters reaching out to the community as a nurse director of outreach services and volunteers; as a director of mission and spiritual care; and as a sponsored presence. Read more about St. Paul Convent, Kaukauna, WI,  where our Sisters who minister here live in community.

St. Thomas the Apostle Parish
Newton, WI

Responding to the needs of the diocese, requested by the bishop, a Franciscan Sister ministers here as a parish director.  Another Sister serves in the Vocation Office of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity and is a spiritual support and pastoral presence in the parish when available. Read more about St. Thomas the Apostle Convent, Newton, WI.

St. Mary Parish
Omro, WI

St. Mary Parish
Winneconne, WI

Ministering in rural WI has always been in the heart of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, so when the Bishop requested one of our Sisters to serve as the parish director for both of these parishes the Sister with the Community responded. Read more about St. Raphael Convent, Oshkosh, WI,  where our Sisters live in community.

St. Raphael Parish
Oshkosh, WI

With a focus on spiritual growth a Franciscan Sister ministers to the people of the parish as a spiritual director through many avenues. Read more about St. Raphael Convent, Oshkosh, WI,  where our Sisters live in community.

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point Catholic Newman Center
Stevens Point, WI

The Franciscan Sisters Vocation Team spend many Wednesdays with the students at their late night Mass, also helping direct the annual five day Busy Student Retreat, and building relationships with the students on an individual basis.

University of Wisconsin Superior Catholic Newman Center
Superior, WI

A priority of these college students has been to have the Franciscan Sisters Vocation Team direct their annual retreat as well as participate in the Thursday evening Eucharist, supper, and spiritual sharing.

St. Peter the Fisherman Parish
Two Rivers, WI

Adult education, religious education, sacramental preparation, and ministry to the elderly are ways the Franciscan Sisters serve the people of this Catholic Parish. Read more about St. Peter the Fisherman Convent, Two Rivers, WI,  where our Sisters live in community.

St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic School
Two Rivers, WI

The Franciscan Sisters share the Gospel message as a principal, classroom teacher, music teacher, and staff support to this Catholic school community. Read more about St. Peter the Fisherman Convent, Two Rivers, WI,  where our Sisters live in community.

University of Wisconsin Whitewater Catholic Student Coalition
Whitewater, WI

This group of Catholic students, with their Campus Minister, continue to request the Franciscan Sisters Vocation Team to direct their Busy Student Retreat, to join them for Sunday evening Eucharist, and to get to know the students individually.