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Franciscan Sisters of Oldenburg

About Us

We, the Sisters of the Third Order Regular of St. Francis, Oldenburg, are women of prayer, committed to the Gospel values as lived by St. Francis and Mother Theresa Hackelmeier. From our life in community we are sent to extend the mission of Jesus through our presence and service. Enlivened by a spirit of justice, reconciliation and peace,​ ​we collaborate with others in responding to the needs of the world.

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The Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, based in Indiana, are committed to living the Gospel through prayer, community, and service. Inspired by St. Francis and Mother Theresa Hackelmeier, their mission focuses on justice, reconciliation, and peace.

Ministry Work
The sisters engage in diverse ministries, including education, parish ministry, social services, healthcare, and social justice advocacy. They operate schools, healthcare facilities, and community outreach programs, providing spiritual guidance and support to marginalized communities. Their work extends to environmental stewardship and justice initiatives.

Daily Life and Mission
Daily life for the Sisters of St. Francis revolves around communal prayers, such as the Liturgy of the Hours and daily Mass, personal reflection, and active ministry. Their mission emphasizes living out the Gospel through acts of charity, education, and advocacy for justice and peace. The sisters balance their contemplative life with their apostolic work, ensuring their service is rooted in spiritual reflection.

Vision and Goals
The Sisters of St. Francis aim to foster spiritual growth, education, and social justice. Through their diverse ministries, they strive to transform lives and communities, promoting the values of the Gospel. Their dedication to prayer, community life, and service ensures they remain a vibrant source of inspiration and support, working tirelessly towards a just and compassionate world.

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Franciscan Sisters of Oldenburg





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