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Bernardine Franciscan Sisters

Reading, PA | http://www.bfranciscan.org
Joined in April 2016

About Us

Our Mission

IN THE NAME OF JESUS, 
we reach out in compassionate love, 
recognizing the dignity and giftedness 
of each person.

We welcome all as brother and sister. 
Faithful to the Church and to our charism, 
we seek justice, peace and reconciliation, 
especially as we work with 
and in behalf of the poor.

Trusting in Divine Providence, 
we journey in faith and joy, 
sister and servant to all.

Excerpt From Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Mission Statement

What We Do

In all of our ministries we serve in the spirit of “Pax et Bonum” (peace and joy) as peacemakers who recognize God’s goodness and saving presence in the world. We therefore support efforts for global peace and work toward reconciliation, advocating those changes, which promote justice.

Filled by the Spirit with God’s love for all people, we reach out in a diversity of ministries having concern for the poor in our ministerial commitments.

Our Ministries include:

  • Catechetics
  • Diocesan Ministry
  • Education
  • Elder Care
  • International Missions
  • Health Care
  • Community Outreach
  • Pastoral Ministry
  • Prison Ministry
  • Retreat Ministry
  • Social Ministry
  • Spiritual Direction

Our Mission

IN THE NAME OF JESUS, 
we reach out in compassionate love, 
recognizing the dignity and giftedness 
of each person.

We welcome all as brother and sister. 
Faithful to the Church and to our charism, 
we seek justice, peace and…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Religion & Spirituality

Location

  • 450 Saint Bernardine Street
    Reading, PA 19607

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