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Anniversary of the Beatification of Blessed Mary Angela Truszkowska (1993)

On April 18, 1993, Pope John Paul II beatified Mother Mary Angela, saying, “Blessed Mary Angela’s life was marked with love. She was concerned about all people: those hungry for bread, the heartbroken, the homeless, and those hungering for the truth of the Gospel.” Blessed Mary AngelaThe instantaneous healing of Lillian Halasinski in 1984 was […]

Feast Day of Blessed Mary Angela

Blessed Mary Angela Truszkowska, baptized as Sophia Camille, was born in Kalisz, Poland, on May 16, 1825.  From a young age, she was drawn to prayer and genuine concern for others. Sophia felt called to serve the poor and as a young woman, began to serve the abandoned children and homeless on the streets of […]

Felician Founder’s Day

On November 21, 1855, in Poland, Mother Mary Angela Truszkowska consecrated herself totally to God and forged a new religious community steeped in the values and ideals of St. Francis of Assisi. This new community came to be called the SIsters of St. Felix of Cantalice, or the Felician Sisters.

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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  • Felician Sisters of North America is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization.
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