Monthly Archives: March 2020

!! 3/23/30 Updated Important Announcement !! – COVID-19

Wheaton Franciscan Motherhouse and Chapel Closed The Wheaton Franciscan Community seeks to be a welcoming community of faith striving together to be instruments of peace, hope and justice in our world today.  Along with the rest of the world, we continue to do our part to mitigate the impact of the virus, particularly to those most vulnerable.In compliance with the State of Illinois mandatory “Stay at Home” order, the Wheaton Franciscan Motherhouse, Chapel, and Tau Spirituality Center will be closed to the public. These restrictions remain in place until April 7, 2020 or otherwise notified by the Governor.  Until further notice, [...]

!! 3/23/30 Updated Important Announcement !! – COVID-192020-03-23T19:36:54+00:00

Global Solidarity – March 2020

March 8 — International Women's Day International Women’s Day (IWD) was first recognized by the United Nations in 1975.  The Theme for IWD 2020 is #EachforEqual—an equal world is an enabled world.  The theme aims at not only calling attention to inequalities faced by women every day, but urges each woman to stand for equality everywhere—in the Church, in the workplace, in society, in the halls of government, in the family etc.  There can be no justice without equality.  “We can actively choose to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden perceptions, improve situations and celebrate women's achievements. Collectively, each one of [...]

Global Solidarity – March 20202020-03-02T17:05:00+00:00