Monthly Archives: May 2022

Wheaton Franciscan Sr. Sheila Kinsey, FCJM Joins World Religious Leaders Traveling in Emergency Just Peace Mission to Pray in Kyiv (24-25 May 2022)

Wheaton Franciscan Sr. Sheila Kinsey, FCJM Joins World Religious Leaders Traveling in Emergency Just Peace Mission to Pray in Kyiv (24-25 May 2022)WARSAW, POLAND-- A high-level delegation of religious leaders will travel to Kyiv in an emergency intervention seeking to contribute to ending aggression against Ukraine, the bombing of Ukrainian cities, and to pray for a just peace. The leaders will meet in Warsaw, Poland, and travel 14-hours by bus to Kyiv, Ukraine, on May 24 and return to Warsaw on May 26.In March, Mayor Vitali Klitschko of Kyiv, Ukraine’s besieged capital, issued a call to the religious leaders to [...]

Wheaton Franciscan Sr. Sheila Kinsey, FCJM Joins World Religious Leaders Traveling in Emergency Just Peace Mission to Pray in Kyiv (24-25 May 2022)2022-05-24T20:19:50+00:00

May Anniversary Post

Vatican Call to Work in Latin America Missions In 1959, the Papal representative spoke to leaders of American Religious Congregations. He asked them to send 10% of their members to work in the missions, especially in Latin America. The Franciscan Friars of the Sacred Heart Province, which included the Chicago area, were working in the area of Santarém, Brazil. After consultation, the Wheaton Franciscans decided to explore the possibility of joining the work in this area.    Mother Fidelis Gossens and Sister Virgilia Beikler visited Santarém in December 1960. The need of the people for basic [...]

May Anniversary Post2022-06-08T20:07:47+00:00
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