The Sisters of St. Francis of Clinton, Iowa is a congregation of Catholic sisters who have been drawn to the teachings of St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi. Members of this congregation serve the people of God wherever and however they are called. The Sisters, along with Sojourners and Associates, direct their energies to peacemaking, service to poor and marginalized persons, and care of the earth all within the context of a life of active nonviolence.
2016 Chapter Commitment Statement:
Empowered by the fire of the Holy Spirit, we affirm our charism of ongoing conversion and rededicate ourselves to our mission of living and promoting active nonviolence and peacemaking. Through shared leadership, we focus our efforts to co-create a world where all creation is held sacred. We affirm our Corporate Stands:
- Ending the death penalty
- Supporting nuclear disarmament
- Supporting comprehensive immigration reform
- Opposing all forms of human trafficking