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Threads – Season of Creation

 This issue of our newsletter Threads that Connect Us, focuses on the Wheaton Franciscan community's celebration of the the Season of Creation.  This year, the Wheaton Franciscans celebrated the Season of Creation from the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation (September 1) through the first Sunday in October (October 6). This issue of Threads includes photos and stories about our gratitude for God's "wonderful handiwork" and our commitment to care for all of God's creation. Click to View Newsletter  Reminder: If you have any news or resources you would like to share with the community please email connect@wfsisters.org with the information.   [...]

Threads – Season of Creation2019-11-21T18:10:53+00:00

Remembering Laurette Kelly

     “Our beloved sister in heart and the Kelly family’s beloved wife and mother and grandmother, Covenant Companion Laurette Kelly, has been breathed into the infinity by our God….now the union she always longed for. Laurette died around 10:40 p.m. on Thursday, September 12, 2019.” -Sr. Georgene L. Wilson        Click to View Obituary      Click to View Reflection By Sr. Georgene L. Wilson      Click to View Eulogy By Mary Kelly          Laurette Kelly read the Course of Miracles in the 1980s and it changed her life. She was married, the mother of eight [...]

Remembering Laurette Kelly2019-11-21T23:00:59+00:00

Remembering Sr. Rosemarie Burian

"Sister Rosemarie Burian lived life fully and brilliantly with open heartedness and depth of soul. In her dying with quiet dignity on September 22, 2019, she expressed her complete surrender to God."         Obituary:As a young woman her life as a vowed Franciscan Sister was rather ordinary. She served as an elementary school teacher and as a Montessori teacher. She worked in Catholic parishes as Director of religious education and as a Pastoral Associate. Later she served as a Hospital Chaplain. Her life took a radical turn when prayerful discernment led to taking action to [...]

Remembering Sr. Rosemarie Burian2020-02-17T18:34:11+00:00

Celebrating our 2019 Jubilarians

We are happy to honor these wonderful Sisters who will celebrate their 2019 Jubilee. 65 Years   Sister Rosemarie Burian               Sister Maureen Elfrink                 Sister Pat Irr             60 Years   Sisters Rose Mary Pint                 Sister Mary Lou Wirtz    

Celebrating our 2019 Jubilarians2019-11-01T16:30:59+00:00