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We're an exceptional congregation of women that share the commitment of daily prayer and serving the needy along with the joys and sorrows of life in community. We do this by ministering in the fields of senior housing, continuing care retirement communities, pastoral care, education and social services. Our life manifests the Franciscan spirit of prayer, poverty, simplicity, joy and ongoing conversion. Please take a few minutes to explore our website, our community, our ministry...


November 2nd Scripture Reflection
On the second of November each year, whether on a Sunday or a weekday, we observe the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed or All Souls Day. On All Souls Days our thoughts and prayers especially turn to the people who have died, particularly those who have passed in the last year, each of whom has been somehow part of the fabric of our lives and deserves our solidarity with them in prayer.


MotherTheresaDudzik.com

Our Official Website for the Cause of Beatification for the foundress of the
Franciscan Sisters of Chicago,
Mother Mary Theresa Dudzik.

First Look for Charity
Friday, February 13, 2015
7:00 - 11:00 PM - McCormick Place

Don't Miss this Amzing Opportunity to be among the first to see nearly 1,000 new cars and trucks - some of them on display for the first time anywhere - and enjoy world class hor d'oeuvres and beverages that reflect cuisine from around the world, all while supporting Franciscan Community Benefit Services

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The Franciscan Sisters of Chicago and their ministry the Madonna Foundation were featured in an article from the Catholic New World newspaper entitled: 'Shuttered Catholic Sigh Schools keep spirit alive with Scholarships'

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In Loving Memory of
Sister Theresa Mary Obremski
(Sister Stanislaus Marie)

Born: August 20, 1937
Entered Religious Life: February 2, 1954
Born Into Eternal Life: August 31, 2014

Click Here to read her Eulogy



On Sunday, May 18th, the NACC presented the Outstanding Colleague Award to the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago for the support of chaplaincy and pastoral services by the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago Service Corporation (FSCSC). Sister M. Francis Clare Radke, Chair of the Board of Directors, accepted the award on behalf of FSCSC. Click Here to read more


The Franciscan Sisters of Chicago is a congregation of Catholic women living the Gospel life and dedicated to serving others for more than 114 years. We serve the people of God through works prompted by our charism: care for children, the sick, the infirm, and the elderly; and pastoral and social services.

The Franciscan Sisters of Chicago have adapted to the changing needs of society and expanded and refocused its ministry to respond to the changing needs of those served. The ability and need to serve continues to evolve and we are responding with new ministries in the areas of affordable housing, home health, hospice, and various community benefit services.

Guided by its Franciscan spirit, The Franciscan Sisters of Chicago celebrate life and are committed to joyful, compassionate service.