Wherever we are, we try to make St. Francis of Assisi’s wonderful charism present in today’s world, just like Mother Angela tried to do.
In prayer and action, from our contemplation of the face of the Glorious Crucified Christ in San Damiano to the practice of the works of mercy, we are “restoring” life wherever it is threatened or wounded, bringing hope wherever human violence and oppression has suffocated the dignity of men and women, being instruments of peace, dialog, communion and universal fraternity.


The desire to proclaim the word of God burned within Francis; in fact he was not content to wander just through the town of Assisi, but, along with his Brothers, he opened himself up to mission, and they went either to other places in Italy and abroad. And the same is true of our Sisters: after two hundred years of being present just in the town of Assisi…