"I've done what is mine to do...now may the Lord
show you what is yours to do."
-St. Francis of Assisi
Are you seeking a life of meaning and service?
- Do you yearn to experience the
joy and fulfillment of serving God and humankind?
- Are you ready to get involved
with a committed group of people who are passionate about making the world a
- Are you inspired by the
compassion of Jesus and eager to face the challenges of seeking peace,
alleviating poverty, healing the planet and achieving social justice?
If so, then you belong here.
Clinton Franciscans enthusiastically choose way a
of life that reflects our belief in living completely the Gospel of Christ in
our times, just as St. Francis and St. Clare did in their times.
We invite you to learn more about the various ways
to become part of the Clinton Franciscan family. The Clinton Franciscan community of today includes
the consecrated, vowed life of the sisters; the special
relationship of the sojourners; the committed life of the associates;
the close association with our many friends and advocates who share in our mission in
myriad ways and with whom we work to promote
active nonviolence and peacemaking, seek justice for those marginalized and
care for all creation. Whether you choose to make a commitment
to live in community or just want to help out in a soup kitchen once in
awhile - your involvement is needed and welcomed! The work of the Gospel is never
think it's the support of the community that is so vital, that's what I
appreciate. We're all working for a common goal, with the Gospel as our guide."
- Sarah Martz