Spotlight on Founders

Congregation of the Daughters of St. Francis Assisi

Charism:

"Poverty, Simplicity, and a loving union with God, lived out joyfully following Christ after the example of St. Francis of Assisi."

A Word From our Holy Father

“Mary is blessed for her faith in God, for her faith, because her heart’s gaze was always fixed on God, the Son of God whom she bore in her womb and whom she contemplated upon the Cross.” 

(October 12, 2013, message to pilgrims at Marian shrines throughout the world)