Our Practices:

The wilderness is the ground of our soul.

Relationships

Collaborating with our community partners, charitable giving programs, peacemaking & justice initiatives.

Creation

Living with a light footprint in the care and protection of Sister Mother Earth and her resources.

Presence

Changing lives through awareness, response, advocacy, prayer in action & contemplative gaze.

Imagination

Expressing the sacred through poetry, art, music, embodied prayer practices, & celebrations.

Our Partners:

As we journey from wilderness to wilderness, we are humbly encountering and caring for all creation across international and cultural boundaries.

Our Practices in Action

Channeling the Spark of eternal cosmic blessing into the universe that unfolds before us, we are One Heart.

In 2021, our Charitable Giving Committee awarded grants to16 proactive programs in California and one in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Through grants ranging from $10,000-$25,000, we are honored to support visionary artists and people who have or are experiencing various forms of crisis such as food and housing insecurity, illegal status, human trafficking, violence, incarceration, lack access of healthcare, discrimination, alienation, and environmental injustice.

Our Practices in Action

Go, Seeker, if you will, throughout the land and you will find us burning in the night for we have wilderness in us and we have often turned to journeys.

Franciscan Living

Sacramento, California

Clara’s House

Sacramento, California They are migrants. Some have been here for decades. Others have just arrived. Each has a story. They have left behind family and friends to flee corruption, war, poverty, and a myriad of other...

Our Engegment

We are strong and resilient, holding the tension in the increasing complexity and chaos of our world.

You Are Invited!

We warmly welcome you to participate in an event, donate to our giving program, share a prayer request, or become an Associate.

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Our Sisters and Associates

As followers of the way of Jesus, Francis, Clare, and Magdalen, we sisters and associates are firmly rooted in the values of simplicity, minority and truth.

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Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity, 1330 Brewster Avenue, Redwood City, CA 94062

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