Welcomes and Renewals September 2017

Become an Associate

Associates 2017Are you:
  • Looking for a way to find deeper meaning in your everyday life and work?
  • Searching for companions on your spiritual journey?
  • Drawn to a Franciscan way of life?
  • Seeking to share your talents with a larger community whose mission and values match your own, so that your gifts will have a greater impact on the world?
Associates are adult lay men and women who come from all walks of life and cultures and who:
  • Hunger for a deeper spirituality and relationship with God
  • Are inspired by the ideals of St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi
  • Identify with the mission and values of the School Sisters of St. Francis
  • Find joy giving of themselves to further Christ’s mission in the world

We invite you to learn more about becoming an associate of the School Sisters of St. Francis.

Upcoming Events

July 18 – 22
Provincial Assembly 
Alverno College

August 11
Sisters and Associates Picnic

September 16
Acceptance and Renewal Ceremony

Contact: Sister Rosemary Reier,
Director of Associate Relationship
at 414-385-5270 or rreier@sssf.org

Steps in the Process

Steps in the Process

Once someone expresses an interest in becoming an associate, they will be invited to a time of orientation with a sister or another associate.

Associate News

Associate News

Read the latest news from the associates of the School Sisters of St. Francis.

Spotlight on Associates

Associate Maureen Hellwig
For all the years I have been an associate, justice has been the theme of my ministry,” Maureen wrote in Alive magazine back in 2011. At the time, Maureen was Senior Director of Programs at Chicago’s Erie Neighborhood House, a place that for nearly 150 years has “embraced immigrants arriving in Chicago, welcomed them to our city, and helped them to find their place.”

Read more

For more information, please contact: Sister Rosemary Reier, Director of Associate Relationship

(414) 385-5270rreier@sssf.org