Monthly Archives: March 2022

International Solidarity Days – April 2022

April 4—International Day of Landmine Awareness & Assistance in Mine ActionThis day is a special day to raise awareness of the dangers posed by landmines and other unexploded munitions and to take action to eliminate their use.  The 2022 theme for this special day is “Together for Mine Action: Give Life Back.” Each year thousands of civilians are killed or maimed by landmine explosions, often in areas of the world where armed conflict has ceased.  These unexploded munitions can endanger people as they plant crops in their fields, travel along roadsides to fetch food or water, travel to and from [...]

International Solidarity Days – April 20222022-03-23T20:53:39+00:00

2022 Jubilarians

     In 2022, we are grateful to celebrate and rejoice with our 5 Sister jubilarians! We celebrate their lives and commitment to living Gospel values. To learn more about each Jubilarian click the button with their name. 70 Years   65 Years        Sr. Anthony Baechle What attracted you to the Wheaton Franciscans?After I thought I had a vocation, the Parish priest recommended the Wheaton Franciscans. After my postulancy and novitiate and temporary vows, there was no doubt in my mind that I wanted to [...]

2022 Jubilarians2022-05-31T16:23:52+00:00

Remembering Sr. Jane Ann Kiefer

     January 21, 1928 - March 8, 2022 Memory ServiceMonday, March 14, 20224:00 – 5:00pm CDTOur Lady of the Angels Chapel ~ Wheaton, IllinoisJoin Us in Remembering Sr. Jane Ann Kiefer  Mass of Christian BurialTuesday, March 15, 202210:30am CDTOur Lady of the Angels Chapel ~ Wheaton, IllinoisAttend the Mass of Christian Burial  Funeral Mass Music SheetFuneral Mass Music Sheet  BurialAssumption Cemetery ~ Wheaton, Illinois Obituary:Sister Jane Ann Kiefer, a member of the Franciscan Sisters of Wheaton and a former resident of Cape Girardeau, MO, passed away on March 8, 2022, at St. Patrick’s Residence in Naperville, [...]

Remembering Sr. Jane Ann Kiefer2022-03-22T21:49:28+00:00

March Anniversary Post

VATICAN II Second Vatican Council, also called Vatican II, was announced by Pope John XXIII on January 25, 1959, as a means of spiritual renewal of the Church and in relation to the world it serves. Vatican II was the 21st general council of the Roman Catholic Church.  Preparation for the Council took three years, from the summer of 1959 to the autumn of 1962 The Council officially opened on October 11, 1962 convened by Pope John XXIII. The first session was held from October 11 – December 8, 1962. Pope Saint John XXIII died [...]

March Anniversary Post2022-04-06T20:08:16+00:00
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