Europe

Even though Mothers Alexia and Alfons and Sister Clara immigrated to the United States to found our community, Mother Alexia never gave up her dream of establishing a community in Germany. In 1895, she opened the first mission in Erlenbad, Germany, and in 1907 our European Province was officially established.

Today, over 140 School Sisters of St. Francis serve the pastoral, educational, health and social needs of rural and urban communities in Switzerland and Germany.

Caring for Our Sisters

We support our retired sisters throughout the European Province.

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Education

In Europe, the School Sisters of St. Francis work to promote education.

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Social Justice and Social Services

In Europe, the School Sisters of St. Francis carry out projects that support social justice and social services.

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Healthcare and Healing

In Europe, the School Sisters of St. Francis work in healthcare and healing ministries.

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For more information about our sisters of the European Province, please visit the Erlenbad Franciscans website, or contact
Kloster Erlenbad
Erlenbadstrasse 75
D-77877 Sasbach
GERMANY