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Our Global Impact

The School Sisters of St. Francis share a common, worldwide focus on giving, healing, and defending life. Through a wide range of ministries, we join hands in partnership with our associates, benefactors, and friends to serve the needs of those who suffer from inequality, poverty, and hunger around the world.

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Waving together a new heart for intercultural life and mission

Weaving together a new heart for intercultural life and mission

 
Concert for DACA Recipients
 
Concert to Benefit DACA Recipients

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee and more than a dozen religious congregations and other nonprofits are sponsoring a benefit concert to help young adults meet the high cost of renewing their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status.

“Keep Our Dream Alive” will be held Sunday, October 21, at 2 p.m. in St. Joseph Chapel. Two groups from Milwaukee’s acclaimed Latino Arts Strings Program will provide entertainment. Proceeds from ticket sales and donations will be used to assist young adults to meet the $495 cost of renewing their DACA status for two years. Three DACA recipients will share their personal stories with concert goers, and a reception will follow the concert.

Tickets are $20 and will be available at the door or may be reserved in advance by contacting Rosaura Solano, coordinator of Associate Relationship for the School Sisters of St. Francis, at 414-385-5253 or rsolano@sssf.org.

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Tau Volunteers unite with the School Sisters of St. Francis in serving our brothers and sisters who live in unjust situations, at the margins of our society.

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St. Joseph Chapel

All are welcome to join the sisters in our century-old, landmark chapel for Sunday and weekday liturgies, concerts, and other special events.

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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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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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