Franciscans in the News
WCCO-TV (CBS): ‘We Are Forward Thinkers’: Rochester’s Sisters of St. Francis on Cutting Edge of Conservation – Sisters Ramona Miller, Marlene Pinzka and Alice Thraen were featured in this story :
KTTC/KXLT-TV (NBC/FOX):Sisters of Saint Francis file conservation easement for Assisi Heights – Sister Ramona Miller was interviewed.
Rochester’s Post-Bulletin: From social etiquette to social media Sister Marlys Jax was interviewed:
And pre-event coverage appeared on KTTC:
KAAL-TV – Sisters of Saint Francis Support Jeremiah Program
Sister Ramona Miller was interviewed at the groundbreaking event.
KTTC-TV – An in-depth look at raising human trafficking awareness – Sister Marlys Jax and the Rochester Franciscans’ human trafficking awareness efforts were also featured in this news story: https://kttc.com/news/2019/04/25/a-force-for-good-the-diverse-group-fighting-human-trafficking-in-southern-minnesota/
Sister Dawn Nothwehr is a panelist for the third year of The Life, the monthly series from Global Sisters Report about the unique, challenging and very specific lives of women religious around the world. For panelist bios.
Local Hilton Hotel Honors the Sisters of St. Francis:
Sisters Marlys Jax and Pat Keefe attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Zumbro Ridge Estates, newly designated as a resident-owned mobile home community. They are intent on rehabilitation, upgrading and maintaining their surroundings, in hopes of adding a picnic area, playground and basketball court. The Sisters of Saint Francis support this project.
Sister Bernadine Jax exhibited at the Artist Showcase event at SEMVA Gallery on June 13, 2019.
The Rochester Rotary Club presented the Sisters of Saint Francis with an award, noting: “You all are a perfect example of using high ethical standards in your work. It is our honor to recognize you.” Sister Marlys Jax accepted the award on behalf of the Community.
KIMT-TV (CBS) featured a story about the ‘Songs of Hope’ Concert at Assisi Heights –
Meet the Sisters: Part 2!
Video interviews with twelve additional Sisters are now available for viewing on our website.
What’s up at the Heights?
Click Here to view recent activities at Assisi Heights.