Sister Stories

Stories from our readers of how a Felician Sister has touched their lives.

Sister Mary Christopher Moore

My Friend, Loretta

Seventy years ago, I went to Holy Trinity Elementary School with Loretta. Eight years later, we “graduated” and Loretta moved to Coraopolis, PA to live with the Felician Sisters. Since then, I have seen her dedicate her heart, mind, and…

Sister playing guitar and singing

Rock on, Sr. Marilyn!

What a wonderful time it was to learn to really play the guitar under Sister Marilyn Minter’s guidance. I played for many years, with some of the songs that she wrote. “Be Still” is still my favorite of hers. I…

Sister Mary Hortulane

Good Detention

Sr. Hortulane at Immaculate Conception High School in Lodi, N.J. was my French instructor, who happened to notice there were a few students who were not doing well in their studies and took it upon herself to keep these students…

Serving where needed since 1874

Founded in Poland in 1855, the Felician Sisters are a congregation of women religious inspired by the spiritual ideals of their foundress, Blessed Mary Angela Truszkowska, and Saints Francis of Assisi, Clare of Assisi and Felix of Cantalice. Arriving in North America in 1874 following Blessed Mary Angela’s directive “to serve where needed,” they helped to weave the social service system. Today, the Felician Sisters founded, sponsor or support through the presence of our sisters, more than 40 ministries – all continuing to evolve to meet the needs of the people they serve.

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