Wheaton Franciscan Motherhouse and Chapel Closed Until Further NoticeThe Wheaton Franciscan Community seeks to be a welcoming community of faith striving together to be instruments of peace, hope and justice in our world today. Along with the rest of the [...]
April 4—International Day of Landmine Awareness & Assistance in Mine Action The effort to stop the production and use of landmines as weapons of war continues to be an urgent issue around the world. Thousands of people are maimed or [...]
March 8 — International Women's Day International Women’s Day (IWD) was first recognized by the United Nations in 1975. The Theme for IWD 2020 is #EachforEqual—an equal world is an enabled world. The theme aims at not only calling attention [...]
On Sunday, February 16th, several Wheaton Franciscan Sisters, Covenant Companions, IBVM Sisters, and members of our Worshiping Community joined nearly 1000 other volunteers gathered at North Central College in Naperville to pack mobile food packs for the Feed the Need [...]
“O God, You in me, I in You, We are one.”December 1, 1930 - February 7, 2020 Obituary:“O God, You in me, I in You, We are one.”This is a prayer-chant that [...]
By Sister Glenna Czachor On Sunday, February 2nd the Wheaton Franciscans welcomed Maiga Muga a young man from Tanzania who presented a short PowerPoint presentation and took questions about his culture and his learning experience in the US. He is [...]
Franciscan Sisters Congregational JPIC Newsletter Vol. 5, No. 1 February 2020 Click here to view the latest JPIC Newsletter.
February 6—International Dy of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation February 6th is a day to promote the UN’s campaign to raise awareness and educate people about the dangers of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Although often thought of as a [...]