Become an Associate

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Are you:

  • Looking for a way to find deeper meaning in your everyday life and work?
  • Searching for companions on your spiritual journey?
  • Drawn to a Franciscan way of life?
  • Seeking to share your talents with a larger community whose mission and values match your own, so that your gifts will have a greater impact on the world?

Associate relationship with the School Sisters of St. Francis could be what you’re looking for!  Associates are adult lay men and women who come from all walks of life and cultures and who:

  • Hunger for a deeper spirituality and relationship with God
  • Are inspired by the ideals of St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi
  • Identify with the mission and values of the School Sisters of St. Francis
  • Find joy giving of themselves to further Christ’s mission in the world

We invite you to learn more about becoming an associate of the School Sisters of St. Francis.

Associate News

Associate News

News from the associates of the School Sisters of St. Francis

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Steps in the process

Steps in the Process

These are the steps to becoming an associate of the School Sisters of St. Francis.

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Spotlight on Associates

Spotlight on Associates

Read about one associate of the School Sisters of St. Francis.

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For more information, please contact:
Sister Rosemary Reier, Director of Associate Relationship at (414) 385-5270 • rreier@sssf.org
or Bev Oliveri, Co-Director of Associate Relationship at (630) 416-3060 • boliveri@sssf.org

Upcoming Events


February – March (Thursdays during Lent)
Come, read and pray with the Sunday scriptures on Thursdays during the Season of Lent. Every Thursday at 10:30am, Sister Joan Puls will gather with us to read and reflect on the upcoming Sunday’s reading and relate the readings to our everyday living. The same session will be held in the evening. Sister Rosemary Reier and Bev Oliveri will be leading the evening group.

Our first gathering will be on February 19th and our last gathering on March 26th

7:00 p.m. –  St. Joseph Center, Milwaukee

April 10 – 12
Associate Advisory Council
Meeting
Milwaukee

April 26 – May 1
Immersion Experience in El Paso
( First Group)

May 4 – May  9
Immersion Experience in El Paso
( Second Group)

May 17
Acceptance and Renewal Ceremony

June 20
Jubilee Celebration

July 17 – 19
Spirituality Conference

Alverno College


For more information, please contact:
Sister Rosemary Reier,
Director of Associate Relationship
at (414) 385-5270 or rreier@sssf.org
or Bev Oliveri,
Co-Director of Associate Relationship
at (630) 416-3060 or boliveri@sssf.org