About Us

The Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help (FSOLPH) are prayerful women dedicated to the mission of being a transforming presence in the world by compassionately and joyfully witnessing Gospel values. This community of women religious serves across the country in varied ministries, but with a common heart. Serving God’s children since 1901, the Franciscan Sisters are currently based in Kirkwood, Missouri. A special commitment to care for creation is expressed through their Franciscans for Earth movement, and their FFE Eco-Series of films, speakers and events offered monthly via Zoom.

Important Announcements

Celebrating the Life of Sister Barbara Siderewicz, OSF

Celebrating the Life of Sister Barbara Siderewicz, OSF

SISTER BARBARA SIDEREWICZ, 1949-2024 Discernment is a contemplative life stance of being attuned to the Holy Spirit for the sake of Mission. -- Community Discernment Statement Sister Barbara Siderewicz gave her life totally to God when she professed her vows as a...

read more
Celebrating the Life of Sister Clarice Faltus, OSF

Celebrating the Life of Sister Clarice Faltus, OSF

Sister Clarice Faltus was born into eternal life at the age of 93 on March 2, 2024, after 69 years as a Franciscan Sister of Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Sister Clarice Faltus, nee Barbara Ann, was the second of four daughters born to Clara and Bertram Faltus in East...

read more

Membership of Prayer Greeting Cards

On Earth Day 2021, we introducted six new Membership of Prayer acknowledgments. These full-size greeting cards are crisp, thick, glossy, work for many occasions, and have space for your short sentiment such as “Happy Graduation” or “With deepest sympathy.” To learn more about our one-year and perpetual Memberships of Prayer (suggested donation $5 and $25 respectively), and to view the full line of acknowledgement cards, Click HERE.

Butterfly-All shall be well
Butterfly-All shall be well
Butterfly-All shall be well
Butterfly-All shall be well
Butterfly-All shall be well
Butterfly-All shall be well

Prayer Requests

For security verification, please enter any random two digit number. For example: 10

Events & Opportunities

Our Print Newsletter

Spring Summer 2023 Franciscan Spirit
Fall-Winter 2021 Franciscan Spirit -online