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  • Sept. 18: Weekly Vocation Reflection

    Dear Friends, What a wonderful day. It was filled with mix-ups and lots of traveling. My travels brought me to the Blanchette Catholic Center in Crest Hill, IL, then to the Franciscan Sisters in Lemont, IL back to Des Plaines to head to East Troy, WI and now at my desk for this reflection! God …Read More

  • Sr. Mechtilda Rafalowska (1911-2014)

    Feb. 19, 1911 – Sept. 10, 2014 A native of Ansonia, CT and the second of eight children, Josephine Rafalowska attended St. Michael School in Derby, CT, graduating in 1926.  She joined the CSFNs in August that year, attending Nazareth Academy in Torresdale, PA.  In addition to her high school diploma, she received her Normal …Read More

  • Oktoberfest 2014

    Holy Family Academy Alumnae Committee & Sisters invite you to celebrate Oktoberfest. The event will take place on Oct. 26, 2014 at the White Eagle, Niles, IL. Advance reservations only. RSVP by Oct. 10. Click here to download a flier with details of the event. For more information call 847-298-6760, ext. 237. …Read More

  • Sr. Bernadette: Dec. 10, 1916 – Sept. 14, 2014

    Sr. Bernadette of the Immaculate Conception, Genevieve Pasek, 97, died Sept. 14 at Jesus, Mary, and Joseph Convent (Nazarethville), in the 83 year of her religious life. The wake for Sr. Bernadette will be held at 5 PM on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 at the Provincialate Chapel, 310 N River Rd., Des Plaines, IL, 60016. Mass of Resurrection …Read More

  • Sr. Mechtilda: Feb. 19, 1911-Sept. 10, 2014

    Sr. Mechtilda of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Josephine Rafalowska, 103, died Sept. 10 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Convent, Monroe, CT, in 88 year of her religious life. The wake for Sr. Mechtilda will be held 3-5 PM on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Convent, 1428 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe, CT 06468. Mass of …Read More


    • 28 September 14

      Benefactor Mass & Brunch Sunday

      Our benefactors and sisters gather for Mass and hospitality.

    • 10 October 14

      Pittsburgh Convent Crawl

      A Convent Crawl is an opportunity for single women ages 18 – 40 to visit with Catholic sisters in their houses and convents.

    • 10 October 14

      Chicago's Got Sisters

      Pray and share with Sisters from different religious communities.

    • 23 January 15

      CSFN Gala: Denim & Diamonds

      As we celebrate 130 years in the USA we invite you, our faithful friends to be a significant part of this celebration.



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