Yuma Catholic High School Running Strong

Yuma Catholic High School Running Strong

Yuma Catholic High School is running strong into the Fall semester. Franciscan Sister of Christian Charity Sister Mary Teresa Bettag teaches theology and is the track and cross-country coach. Online classes started on August 6th. Sister is able to meet with her...

Tohono O’odham Nation Mourns Officer Brown

Tohono O’odham Nation Mourns Officer Brown

Our Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity serving on the Tohono O’odham Nation are very aware of the recent sense of grief among the people on the reservation. They are mourning the death of Officer Bryan Brown,  a member of their police department for 19 years, the...

Tucson San Miguel High School In Session

Tucson San Miguel High School In Session

San Miguel High School, Tucson, Arizona did a lot of planning for this year's school year. There was a desire to be ready for whatever the days unfold in the midst of a pandemic. Faculty member Franciscan Sister of Christian Charity Sister Mary Ann Spanjers is there...

Franciscan Sister Renews Vows in Yuma

Franciscan Sister Renews Vows in Yuma

The pandemic continues to cause some adjustments in regularly scheduled events. One such need for change affected one of our Sisters serving in Yuma, Arizona. Franciscan Sister of Christian Charity Sister Mary Teresa Bettag renewed her vows as a Temporary Professed...

Arizona Franciscan Retreat in Tucson

Arizona Franciscan Retreat in Tucson

Franciscan Sister of Christian Charity Sister Mary Ann Spanjers shares on a special summer retreat in Tucson, Arizona. As Sister Carla and I found that the week of June 7-12 would be a good week for our retreat, the Holy Spirit inspired us to ask the Franciscan Friars...