New Institutions

Alverno College - Milwaukee, WisconsinSharing Christ's mission through education, health care, social work and pastoral ministry became a central focus for our congregation. Under Mother Alfons' direction, the School Sisters opened these institutions:

  • Alvernia High School, Chicago
  • Madonna High School, Aurora, Illinois
  • St. Mary's Hill Hospital, a psychiatric hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Seraphic Press and St. Joseph Convent Conservatory of Music, Milwaukee

Later outreach efforts included these institutions, some still active, some now a part of our community’s legacy:

  • Alverno College of Liberal Arts, Milwaukee
  • Sacred Heart School of Practical Nursing, Milwaukee
  • Waupun Memorial Hospital, Waupun, Wisconsin
  • St. Joseph High School, Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • Ryan High School, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Service in numerous multicultural parishes and neighborhoods