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    Jul 5

    Sunday Liturgy

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    Jul 5

    Coffee & ...

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

    Jul 8

    Threshold Choir

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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

    “Being a disciple means being constantly ready to bring the love of Jesus to others, and this can happen unexpectedly and in any place:  on the street, in a city square, during work, on a journey.” ~Evangelii Gaudium, “The Joy of the Gospel” (127)~ 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.