Spotlight on Associates

Nancy Taylor

“Being an associate has become an integral part of my life. The support and friendships have been life-giving, and participating in the many activities offered to associates and sisters keeps me connected to community.”

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Jan Petrucci

Jan Petrucci

Jan has been an associate since 1995. She has made Francis’s words her own: “Live the Gospel, using words only when necessary.”

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Mary Pat Kerrigan

A former sister, Mary Pat has kept up her connection with our community for over seven decades and invites others, especially young people, to the mission and values of the School Sisters of St. Francis.

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Sue Dieckmann

Associate Sue Dieckmann has said that art was one of the things that she needed to do, and her favorite medium was wood.

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Graziella Labartino and Rafaela Ramirez

Willkommen! Bienvenidas! To Two Visiting Associates

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Associate Clara Isom

Clara Isom

Clara Isom became an associate in September 2013, and she shared with us her early experiences of the School Sisters in Mississippi and the way they shaped her life.

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Barbara Kluka

Associate Barbara Kluka says that being with the community is a concrete way for her to glimpse the Kingdom of God.

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Bette Crumrine

Like many of us, she found that what goes around comes around, and now she finds herself living in an oasis of family and good friends who support her spiritually—among them the associates of the School Sisters of St. Francis.

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We invite you to make a connection with our community and learn more about what associate relationship could mean for you. Please contact:
Sister Rosemary Reier, Co-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