We Clinton Franciscans, in the spirit of Saint Francis and Saint Clare, are called to contemplation and continual conversion and are sent as instruments of God's peace. We promote active nonviolence and peacemaking, seek justice for those marginalized and care for all creation.
- Mission Statement. Adopted: February 2010
What are the signs of the times? What are the signs of better conditions in the world? Where does the world need your help? Watch this brief film to better understand the mission of the Clinton Franciscans and how it is being carried out in today's world.
Video Producers: Clinton Franciscans and Mary Fishman Still Images: Richard Ross, Tomas Alejo, Ggia-via Wikimedia Commons, Mstyslav Chernov/Unframe-via Wikimedia Commons, Clinton Franciscans, Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation Music: TrapezeArtiste, Ann, Jal2020
The Mission Statement of the Clinton Franciscans both expresses and guides the life and work of the sisters, sojourners and associates.
Active nonviolence is a crucial concept in the mission of the Clinton Franciscans. Learn more about the Principles of Active Nonviolence and why these principles are so important.
Learn how we live out our mission in the Advocacy section of this website.
Discover how we have come to commit ourselves to carry out this mission. The evolution of congregational mission and ministry is re-examined in meetings heldevery four years called "chapters" and the results in a new chapter commitment statement.