As we pause in celebration of Thanksgiving, amidst the backdrop of this Year of Consecrated Life, we celebrate and give thanks for our many blessings as women religious. May your Thanksgiving be filled with all good things! A Thanksgiving Prayer Heavenly Creator, In this season of gratitude and abundance we give You thanks for our
Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities welcome bees onto campus in an effort to protect and preserve the earth.
Pope calls on every human being to address this “deep crisis which requires bold decisions” in his encyclical on the environment.
With Pope Francis expected to release an encyclical “Laudato Sii” (“Praised be You”) on the environment this week, a wonderful, new video explores the background leading up to the announcement.
As part of the Year of Consecrated Life, Sister Caryn Crook, vocations minister, recently visited with students at St. Francis School in Honolulu, Hawaii to answer their questions about prayer, faith, community and everything in between.
On Monday, May 11, a portion of a New York City street was dedicated in honor of St. Damien.
Central New York Native Takes Roundabout Path to Becoming a Sister of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities
Franciscan Theology and Philosophy The Franciscan emphasis on the goodness of God and creation focuses on the outpouring of God’s love into the universe. Creation reveals to us God’s love for us and God’s beauty, which is why Franciscans call creation “the mirror of God.”
Students from our St. Francis School in Honolulu perform “Hard Knock Life” on Hawaii News Now. Part of the hit Broadway musical “Annie”, the musical will be staged for the public at the school this weekend.
What is National Catholic Sisters Week? NCSW is an annual celebration that takes place from March 8 through 14. Created to honor women religious, it is a series of events that instruct, enlighten, and bring greater focus to the lives of these incredible women.