Steps in the Process

Associate EsperanzaOnce someone expresses an interest in becoming an associate, they will be invited to a time of orientation with a sister or another associate. During this time (about 1 year), they will learn and discern about:

  • St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi
  • the history of the community
  • the charism, spirituality, mission and ministries of
    the School Sisters of St. Francis

while deepening their relationship with the community
by participating in:

  • liturgical celebrations
  • workshops
  • meetings