prayer, community, and service, we are called to reveal
the loving care of God’s Providence through ministries
of hope and healing with particular emphasis on
women, the Earth, and those who are poor. Our
sponsored ministries include a soup kitchen and
shelter, health care facilities and a spiritual life center.
We are a community of women rooted in the past and
open to the future. We, like you, are committed to
making a difference in our world. If you would like to
join us in that effort contact Sister Ann Horgan, S.P.,
Sisters of Providence, 5 Gamelin Street, Holyoke, MA
01040; (413) 536-7511, ext. 2558; e-mail: ahorgan@
sisofprov.org; website: www.sisofprov.org.
Sisters of Providence (S.P.)—Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN Through prayer and commitment to
living in community, our sisters witness to their
Catholic family by living deeply spiritual and faithful
lives to God in service to others. Our foundress, Saint
Mother Theodore Guerin, was canonized the eighth
United States saint October 15, 2006. Embracing
her spirit, we honor Divine Providence by serving
in various ministries in 20 states, Washington, D.C.,
Taiwan and China. Our sisters are educators, parish
life coordinators and social service professionals.
Sisters help low-income families, foster children,
migrant worker families and the elderly—all who
may need affordable food, housing, health care and
prescriptions. Other sisters support our ministry
commitment to eco-justice and practice actively
in being good stewards of God’s natural resources
through preservation, restoration and reverent use.
We invite women between the ages of 18-42 to join
with us in serving God, and God’s people, as a Sister
of Providence. For more information contact Sister
Editha Ben at (812) 535-2895 or firstname.lastname@example.org;
Sisters of Providence Mother Joseph Province
(S.P.)—Seattle and Spokane, WA The Sisters of
Providence are an international congregation founded
by Emilie Gamelin of Montreal in 1843. As women
religious, our ministries are diverse, fulfilling, and
needed. They include education, parish ministry,
health care, community service and support, housing,
prison ministry, pastoral care, spiritual direction and
retreats, and foreign missions. The community is
composed of four provinces and one vice-province
spread across Canada, the United States, Chile, El
Salvador, Argentina, Egypt, the Philippines, Haiti,
and Cameroon. Living in community enables us
to support and enrich personal and communal
growth and witness gospel values. Our life of
prayer includes quiet moments and faith sharing as
we journey to wholeness. Contact the Vocation
Director for Mother Joseph Province, in Seattle at
(206) 923-4028, or in Spokane at (509) 474-2323;
e-mail: email@example.com; website: www.
sistersofprovidence.net.; Facebook: www.facebook.
See ad on page 14. Code #067.
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Sisters of Saint Francis, Rochester, MN
(O.S.F.) The Franciscan Sisters of Rochester, MN,
believe as St. Francis did: that we are all brothers and
sisters, one family under God. With a rich spiritual
heritage and the strength of prayer and community,
we choose ministries guided by societal needs and
the call to justice. You will find us across the United
States and in Colombia, in inner cities and rural areas,
responding to the call to justice and peace; we are
teachers, nurses, spiritual directors, artists, writers,
administrators, religious educators, counselors,
social workers, therapists, and healers of creation. We
believe in the empowerment of women and the worth
and dignity of every person. We learn as we teach, are
healed as we heal others, and are changed as we pray
and act with compassion. We hope to join with others
in creating with compassion a just and loving global
community. For more information, contact: Central
Minister, Rochester Franciscan Life Teams, (888)
277-4741; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org;
Sisters of Saints Cyril and Methodius (SS. C.M.) The Sisters of Saints Cyril and Methodius were founded in 1909 in Scranton, PA. Our spirituality is Christ-centered and Mary-modeled and flows from our
motto, “ Thy Kingdom Come.” We are a presence of
Christ in the world through our vowed communal
life, our spirit of prayerfulness and simplicity, and
our joy in the service of the Kingdom. We live out
our call and charism by witnessing to, proclaiming
and building God’s Kingdom, dedicating our prayer
and ministry to: evangelization, education, elder
care, and ecumenism. We are based in the U.S.,
serving in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Illinois,
Indiana, New York, Texas, and South Carolina. If
you feel God may be calling you to a lifetime of
service, or simply have questions about consecrated
life, please contact: Sr. Deborah Marie, SS.C.M., at
Villa Sacred Heart, Danville, PA 17821; (570) 275-
1093; fax: (570) 275-5997; e-mail: debbiesscm@
hotmail.com; website: www.sscm.org. See our web
ad at www.VocationNetwork.org.
See ad on page 124. Code #181.
Sisters of St. Agnes (C.S.A.) The Sisters of St.
Agnes participate in the mission of Christ by joyful
service in the church, always aware that we, too,
are among the needy and are enriched by those we
serve. As an apostolic community, we are committed
to transformation of the world, the church, and
ourselves through promoting systemic change for
the quality of life; justice for the economically poor;
furtherance of the role of women in church and
society; mutuality; inclusivity; and collaboration. Sr.
Jean Hinderer, 320 County Road K, Fond du Lac, WI
54937; (920) 907-2310; e-mail: vocations@csasisters.
org; website: www.csasisters.org. See our web ad at
See ad on page 87. Code #171.
Sisters of St. Casimir (SSC) The Sisters of St.
Casimir invite YOU to share in a life of prayer,
community, and service. As vowed women religious
we center our lives on the Gospel message of
Jesus and His mission of caring for the poor and
marginalized. Our foundress, Venerable Servant of
God Maria Kaupas had a deep love and concern
for the faith life of immigrants and their needs. It
is her vision and spirit that inspire us to serve with
love and compassion through education, health
care, social services, and advocacy. We minister in
Illinois, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Texas, and also
in Argentina. We journey with others toward a
gospel vision of a peaceful, loving and just world.
For more information please contact: Sr. M. Janine
Golubickis, SSC or Sr. M. Dolorine Lopez, SSC, 2601
W. Marquette Rd., Chicago, IL 60629; (630) 243-
8349; e-mail: email@example.com; website:
See ad on page 96. Code #071.
Sisters of St. Francis (OSF), Sylvania, OH As Sylvania Franciscans, our beginningsbroughtustonorthwest Ohio to teach. Over the 90 years of our
existence lifestyles and customs have changed, but
our desire to live the Gospel message in the
Franciscan tradition remains constant. The
courageous act of responding to God’s call to serve
the ever-changing needs of His people has taken us
out to 19 dioceses, 11 states, and the island of Haiti—
not only into education—but into health care,
pastoral work, justice and peace efforts, ministry to
the materially and spiritually poor. As Franciscans, it
is not about “what we do”, but “who we are in what
we do” that gives expression and life to living the
gospel message. We are a diverse community of 176
Vowed Women and 80 Associates, who witness to
God’s love by being rooted in prayer and the
Eucharist, strengthened by community life and
focused on our mission. Feel the Joy! Live Franciscan!
For further information please contact Sister Julie
Myers at 419-824-3914; e-mail: jmyers@sistersosf.
org; website: www.sistersosf.org.
See ad on page 66. Code #085.
Sisters of St. Francis (Tiffin Franciscans),
Tiffin, OH “This is a powerful place,” said one
of our retreatants recently about our campus in
Tiffin, Ohio. We are committed to listening and
responding to God’s call for us as a community.
Indeed, prayer, service and community have been
our foundation since 1869, when Fr. Joseph Bihn
and Mother Elizabeth Schaefer set out to help
orphans and the elderly poor after the Civil War.
Peacemaking, concern for the poor, contemplation/
action and care of creation are the directions we
follow as we walk through the world, doing what
we can to answer God’s call. Today, we serve in
Mexico and in several states in the U.S. We are
forward looking and inclusive. We are surrounded
by beauty on our campus in Tiffin, Ohio, which
is home to our Motherhouse, Franciscan Earth
Literacy Center, St. Francis Spirituality Center
and St. Francis Senior Ministries. Please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org or (419) 447-0435.
Visit www.sfctiffin.org and find us on Facebook @
Tiffin Franciscans and on Twitter TiffinSisters.
See ad on page 164. Code #287.
Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi “Women of faith touching a world in need.” Our Franciscan Congregation is committed to bringing the teaching, healing,
reconciling, and liberating power of Jesus to every
life we touch. We stand in solidarity with women and
those who are poor, oppressed, and disenfranchised.
We promote social justice, preservation of the earth,
harmony and world peace. We seek to deepen our
Franciscan identity. Our ministries are as diverse as
the women who serve them: administrators; teachers;
health-care providers; social workers and counselors;
campus, prison, and parish ministers; child care
workers; artists and musicians. Community members
are located across the United States and in Taiwan.
We invite women who are seeking the simplicity,
meaning, and heartfelt joy of a Franciscan lifestyle to
risk their future with us. Sr. Adele Thibaudeau, 3221
S. Lake Drive, St. Francis, WI 53235; (414) 294-7306;