Like Francis and Clare, we seek to follow in the footprints of Jesus, encouraging one another to wholeness and radical Gospel living. We gather in fraternitas with Jesus as our brother, opening our hearts in peace and reconciliation. We minister to all, doing so with a special awareness of those rejected by society. We seek to love the poor as Jesus did and to work towards enhancing human dignity and furthering social justice.
Our founders, Father Wilhelm Berger, Sister M. Coletta Himmelsbach and Mother M. Anatasia Bischler, leave the following strong legacy upon which we build our spiritual lives:
These characteristics are the foundation for our deeply rooted faith life. The following further identifies us as Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart. We are women who: