At Franciscan Ministries, nothing is too small for us to celebrate! Each day is filled with possibilities and good times because that’s how we choose to live and serve. Our mission is to help you recognize and enjoy the happy moments in your daily life—they are all around you. Just take a close look and you’ll find them.
Today, Mother Mary Theresa’s mission is continued by Franciscan Ministries (FM), which was established in 1988 by the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago. Franciscan Ministries was organized to coordinate all of the Sisters’ sponsored ministries and extend its charitable mission. Franciscan Ministries, sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago encompasses:
As a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago, our mission is to:
Celebrate Life and Serve with Joy.
"The friendliness of all the residents and staff. . . the "Good Mornings" and "Good Afternoons" said with a smile. That truly makes my day."
Lee S., resident of Franciscan Communities
"As the song goes "There's no place like home." My place here is "home sweet home." Employees provide service with kindness and there's so many good people to talk to."
Bernard S., Franciscan Communities Resident
"Mt. Alverna has such a friendly and caring personality and atmosphere. The skilled care helped me achieve independence and regain strength. Even the social activities reinforce physical therapy. I am blessed to have been able to rehab at this facility this past Spring."
Rev S., Mount Alverna
Life is made up of a series of moments. At Franciscan Ministries, we are committed to living those moments joyfully, because joyful living is all about serving from the heart and having a spirit of generosity. Contact us today to learn more.