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Social Justice

The Franciscan Sisters of Chicago expand our concerns to include global and social issues.

  • Project IRENE
    Illinois Religious Engaging In Nonviolent Endeavors
    A powerful, collective voice seeking justice in order to make a difference for women and children in the state of Illinois.

  • Sisters and Brothers of Immigrants
    Sisters and Brothers of Immigrants was founded in 2007 in the greater metropolitan area by a group of Catholic Sisters. The Franciscan Sisters of Chicago was among the founding communities. Today, over 170 Sisters and Brothers from over 37 religious communities are committed to prayer, pastoral care in detention centers, legislative action for immigration reform and support of separated families.

  • Franciscans International
    Franciscan International is a non-governmental organization that voices concerns at the United Nations, with and on behalf of the most vulnerable, about justice, poverty, and the planet.

  • Feed My Starving Children
    Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit Christian organization committed to feeding God's children hungry in body and spirit.

  • Funding for Upendo Village
    Life and hope for Kenyans living with HIV and AIDS.

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