January 1—World Day of Peace The World Day of Peace was inspired by the encyclical Pacem in Terris. This day call us to an awareness of the links between peace, poverty and the care of creation articulated in Pope Francis’ [...]
The Wheaton Franciscans were recognized and honored for their generosity and support by two separate organizations. On November 15th, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Joliet honored the Wheaton Franciscans with the Esteemed Partner Award. Glenn Van Cura, the [...]
Franciscan Sisters Congregational JPIC Newsletter Vol. 4, No. 4 October 2019 Click here to view the latest JPIC Newsletter.
We extend our congratulations to Sr. Jane Ann Kiefer who recently was honored as a Nominee for an award at the Zonta Women of Achievement celebration and luncheon on Friday, November 15th which took place in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Zonta is an international [...]
December 1—World Aids Day December 1, 2019 marks the 31st global World AIDS Day, to raise awareness about the continued epidemic affecting over 34 million people currently living with HIV worldwide. Since the disease was first recognized in 1981, over [...]
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 [...]