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Franciscan Sisters of John the Baptist

About Us

We are a contemplative active community founded in the Diocese of Peoria, Illinois on October 2, 2006, the Feast of the Guardian Angels. We strive to live our charism of trusting God in profound humility and joy according to the example of John the Baptist and with Franciscan simplicity. We live a strong and joyful community life rooted in the celebration of the Eucharist from which we draw strength for our apostolate and a life of sacrifice.

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The Franciscan Sisters of John the Baptist, founded in 2006 in the Diocese of Peoria, Illinois, strive to live out their charism of trusting God with profound humility and joy, inspired by John the Baptist and Franciscan simplicity.

Ministry Work
The sisters engage in healthcare, diocesan ministries, and parish apostolates, with plans for teaching. Their work includes praying the Divine Office, the Rosary, and the Divine Mercy Chaplet in common. They are dedicated to supporting priests and seminarians.

Daily Life and Mission
Daily life balances prayer, work, and recreation, rooted in the celebration of the Eucharist. Communal prayers include the Liturgy of the Hours, fostering a deep spiritual connection. Their mission emphasizes living the Gospel through service, prayer, and support for the Church's needs.

Vision and Goals
The Franciscan Sisters of John the Baptist aim to foster spiritual growth, education, and community support. Their dedication to prayer, community life, and service ensures they remain a vibrant source of inspiration and support, working towards a more spiritually enriched world.

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Franciscan Sisters of John the Baptist

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