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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...

Sunday, Nov. 29, marks the beginning of the liturgical year and the season of Advent. To help Catholic health care organizations celebrate this important time, CHA has produced a podcast and a Prayer reflection for each week of Advent and a Christmas reflection.

Click here to view our Advent Page

Sister Lois Marie Rossi, Sister, Sister Jean Therese Jarosz, Sister M. Dorothea Micek, and Sister Doloria Kosiek reflect and discuss on hearing God's Call and joining the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago.

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The Franciscan Sisters of Chicago and the Sisters of St. Casimir have had a bond over the years. Recently it was discovered that bond goes back even further to the beginning days of the formation of their congregations. The story came to light with a beautiful statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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At the entrance of Our Lady of Victory Convent on the corner of Walker and Theresa Drive stands a testimonial to world peace: The FSC Peace Pole. This Peace Pole serves as a monument to inspire others to spread the message and prayer of world peace.

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Please visit the Catholic Health Association page. On this page you will find a video on their statement of identity as well as a link to their website with more downloadable content

Visit the Catholic Health Association page here

Please listen to Horizons, a radio ministry program sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago on Sundays at 6:30 a.m on WIND 560 AM The Answer or again at 11:00 a.m. on WYLL AM 1160.

Horizons is hosted by Dawn Mayer, Vice President of Mission Integration and Pastoral Care for Franciscan Ministries. Father George Kane, a retired priest from the Archdiocese of Chicago is a regular guest on the program as well.


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

The Franciscan Sisters of Chicago is a congregation of Catholic women living the Gospel life and dedicated to serving others for 120 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.