Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George

Motherhouse in Alton, IL

Veni Si Amas (Come if you Love) Discernment Retreats
Held in Alton, IL
Designed for single Catholic young women, ages 18-30, who are seeking God's will, these retreats give participants the experience of life with the Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George, including Holy Mass, community prayer, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, as well as learning about apostolic service, community life, formation and the ways in which they make Christ's Merciful Love visible in their service.

Sister M. Consolata, F.S.G.M.
Alton, IL
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  • Two Sisters from the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles came from opposite coasts for a recent Come & See weekend in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Sr. Elizabeth Therese, O.C.D., and Sr. Catherine Marie, O.C.D., live in Alhambra, CA, and Miami, FL, respectively, but have their roots in Minnesota. God’s call is … Continue reading God knows No Boundaries: Finding a Vocation With the Carmelites in California →

  • Christians in Asia That Christians in Asia, bearing witness to the Gospel in word and deed, may promote dialogue, peace, and mutual understanding, especially with those of other religions. For more information, visit the Apostleship of Prayer.