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    May 3

    Sunday Liturgy

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    May 3

    Coffee & ...

    Open to the Public - An opportunity to get to know the Wheaton Franciscans, meet new people, visit with long-time f... Read More

    May 3

    Who Are the Wheaton Franciscans?

    Open to the Public - Informal informational session open to anyone interested in learning more about the Wheaton Fr... Read More


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    A Simpler Life

    Changing Our Lifestyle:  How Do We Do It? We need to consider three steps: Reflect on the fundamental values that can help us live in a more sustainable manner. (Wewill not provide a reflection on the care of creation in Franciscan spirituality because there are good d Read More

    A Message from One of Our Leaders

    “Walking” At Easter time we can think of the Emmaus walk, which brings us joy with hearts burning.  And there is an African saying, “when you pray, move your feet.”  Following in Clara Pfaender’s charism, I say, “when I move my feet, I Read More

    Year of Consecrated Life

    Pope Francis has named 2015 the Year of Consecrated Life. The Year of Consecrated Life begins on November 29, 2014,and ending on February 2, 2016.  The Year of Consecrated life will focus on: renewal for men and women in consecrated life, thanksgiving among the fait Read More


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    We are a community of vowed women (Sisters) and covenant (associate) women and men, whose mission is to live the Gospel following the spirit of St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi, and our foundress Mother M. Clara Pfaender.

    We are a welcoming community of faith striving together to be instruments of peace, hope and justice in our world today.  We invite you to join us as seekers - in prayer - in worship - in personal growth - in mission - in community.