Are you interested in going deeper in your spiritual journey? Do you yearn for a loving and vital community where you can be of service? Perhaps Covenant Companionship is in your future.
“I choose to be a Covenant Companion because I feel spiritually nourished, loved, and accepted, and the relationships and experiences I have encountered within this rich community encourage, support, and energize me on my journey.”Shirley Justin-Wolff, Covenant Companion since 2009
Enrich Your Spirit
Covenant Companionship is a unique way of belonging to the Wheaton Franciscan community. It is a formal and public commitment to live a Gospel way of life following the example of St. Francis, St. Clare, and Mother Clara Pfaender.
Covenant Companions are of all ages and faiths and from all walks of life. We share in and embrace the spirit of the Wheaton Franciscan charism within our lives so that together we may be peace, transformation, hope, and healing in the world.
What We Do
Embrace the mission and charism of the Wheaton Franciscans
Build a vibrant community… we are all one
Deepen our relationship with God through contemplation and action
Respond to the needs of our times
Live in right relationship with the earth and her people
“I choose to be a Covenant Companion because I witnessed the love and joy between the Sisters and Covenant Companions, and I wanted to share that experience with them.”Tom Ruggaber, Covenant Companion since 2015