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    Aug 1

    Wheaton Franciscan Volunteer Day

    All are welcome to join the Wheaton Franciscans in a day of mission and service to meet the needs of the poor. &nbs... Read More

    Aug 2

    Sunday Liturgy

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    Aug 2

    Coffee & ...

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


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    A Message From One of Our Leaders

    “In the Good Old Summertime" - by Sr. Mary Ellen McAleese While out walking a few weeks ago, this article was conceived.  Immediately the them of "Summer" came to mind and with it the song, "In the Good Old Summertime."  Next in line of thou Read More

    A Simpler Life

    Changing Our Lifestyle:  How Do We Do It? June-July, 2015 - Paper, Batteries, Toxic Products A.  Paper We are accustomed to using paper without thinking.  It requires cutting down all kinds of trees and planting species that grow quickly.   Following i Read More

    Year of Consecrated Life

    "I saw prayerful, risky, simple, adventuresome, dedicated women who were intent on living religious life in an open-to-the-Spirit manner and I wanted to be a part of such a dynamic community of women." ~Sr. Diane Przyborowski, OSF~ Read More


    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.