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


October 25
Gathering of Sisters and Associates from Different Communities – Racine

November 8
Associates and Contact Person Retreat Day – Milwaukee

November 22
Chili Cook Off – Milwaukee
4 – 6 p.m. – St. Joseph Hall

December 18 & 19
St. Ben’s Christmas Cookie Project – St. Joseph Center – Milwaukee

January 1
Associate and Contact Person Mass and Brunch – St. Joseph Center – Milwaukee


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