Franciscan Sisters of St. Joseph

Called by God into the Fraternity of Francis, we live in Simplicity, Servanthood, and Joy, renewing the spirit of Mother Colette Hilbert, "In all things Charity."

Martin Luther King, Jr.
A Person of Justice, Peace and Hope
Franciscan Sisters of St. Joseph hold in prayer
all people who suffer from racism in any way.

Our Mission & Vision

Helping to connect people to faith

We, the Franciscan Sisters of St. Joseph,
witness the Gospel in joy and peace,
committed to prayer, service, and care for all creation.

Sacred Heart icon holy card from one of the Sisters

New Year Reflection
An Anonymous Franciscan Sister of St. Joseph

Icon of Mother Colette Hilbert

Sister Gregory

Sr. Gregory LaSala worked in health care for many years.  She continues to heal people with her kindness, wit and welcoming spirit.  Sr. Gregory is a magnet for people who want a listening ear and an open, compassionate, and generous heart.  Sister Gregory is the epitome of Franciscan Hospitality. 

Grotto of Blessed Mother at St. Francis Park

Prayer for Justice and Peace

Giving Those Who are Poor a Hand-up

Among our tasks as witnesses to the love of Christ
is that of giving a voice to the cry of the poor.”  Pope Francis

An organization that reaches out to those who are poor is Gerard Place.  The programs at Gerard Place not only give charity in order to relieve the immediate needs, but they also have programs that educate, empower and assist each person who takes part in the programs to self-sufficiency and a life of responsibility and hope.  Click below to find out more about Gerard Place.

Gerard Place – Buffalo, NY – Transitional Shelter for Homeless Families

What We Do

Ways to Get Involved.

Mission & Ministry


Learn About Franciscan Spirituality




Prayer ~ Reflection

Remembrance Garden

– A place that offers opportunities for prayer and quiet reflection.

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