Peace and Justice

Speaking Out for Peace

Our sisters join with those calling for peace and justice in response to recent events in Wisconsin. For more than half a century, our community has resisted violence and inequality around the world.
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Sisters Reflect on Pandemic’s Impact

Sister Rosalia Zachman has seen a lot in her 73 years of consecrated life, but COVID-19 has brought once-in-a-lifetime changes to Sister’s daily routine and faith life. We invite you to watch this brief video interview to learn more.

The new edition of our congregation’s Alive magazine is now at the printer. It includes more stories from our sisters about how the pandemic has had an impact on their lives and ministries. If you don’t already receive a free copy at home, we invite you to send your name, address, phone number, and email address to moloughlin@sssf.org; please use the subject line “Alive magazine.” We’ll be delighted to mail you a copy as soon as it’s printed, along with our new Annual Report.

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The School Sisters of St. Francis live the Good News of Jesus and witness to the presence of God as we enter into the lives and needs of people around the world, especially those who are poor. We strive to be a source of new life, new meaning and new hope.  Our Vision is a world transformed through peace, justice and love.

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Global Impact Around the World

  • United States
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  • Europe
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United States

United States

The School Sisters of St. Francis meet the needs of the times in the United States through their varied ministries.

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Latin America

Latin America

Today our sisters of the Latin American Region serve in Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Mexico and Peru.

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Europe

Europe

Today our sisters of the European Province serve in Germany and Switzerland.     

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India

India

In India, the School Sisters of St. Francis have served those in need since the 1930s. In October 2015, the School Sisters of St. Francis’ Assisi Province in southern India launched a new mission to Tanzania.

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