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March 2023 Collaborator: Other Purposes

Through prayer, relationship-building and sharing of resources, the Wheaton Franciscans collaborate with organizations whose mission and priorities are similar to ours. We focus primarily on the following areas: care of creation; health and dental in underserved areas; refugees and immigrants; women and children in vulnerable situations; and other purposes that align with our values. We are currently connected to nearly 100 organizations.

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FCJM – Indonesian Mission/ Orphanage Panti Pius


The Orphanage St. Pius IX is a service center for orphans managed by the Franciscan Sisters Daughters of Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary (FCJM Congregation) of the Province of Indonesia. The Orphanage was opened in 1998 to service abandoned and orphaned children from various regions and especially North Sumatra with the aim of developing people who are faithful, of noble character and have a bright future full of love. The Orphanage St. Pius IX currently accommodates 40 children (age 6-19).

For it is in giving that we receive.

St. Francis of Assisi

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