The Charism of the Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Felix of Cantalice is to imitate Blessed Mary Angela’s boundless love of God and surrender to God’s Will in compassionate service, total availability, concern for the salvation of all people.


As Felician Franciscan Sisters, called by God, we cooperate with Christ in the spiritual renewal of the world.


God Bless Pope Francis

Blessed Mary Angela, you were moved by the plight of neglected children, women, the sick, the homeless, the aged, the illiterate, immigrants, victims of war, and all who did not know the love and mercy of God, Pray for these people in our world today.

Let us pray: God, our Father, you graced Blessed Mary Angela with a living faith and a boundless love which she manifested in complete surrender to your divine will. By her prayers and witness may we strive to seek, to accept, and to fulfill your will in all circumstances of our lives. Grant this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Sonwho lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.

(With Ecclesiastical Approval)




Blessed Mary Angela

General Administration, Rome


Who We Are

The FELICIAN SISTERS, officially known as the CONGREGATION OF SISTERS OF ST. FELIX OF CANTALICE THIRD ORDER REGULAR OF ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI (CSSF) is a religious institute of pontifical right whose members profess public vows of chastity, poverty, and obedience and follow the evangelical way of life in common.cr The aim of the community is to cooperate with Christ in the spiritual renewal of the world.

The Felician community had its historic beginnings in nineteenth century Poland, which had ceased to exist as a nation in 1795 when it was partitioned by Russia, Prussia, and Austria. Its beginnings in the Russian sector of Poland were tempered by the grief and anguish of the poor and afflicted as the country struggled under the oppression of its foreign rulers. The real story of the Felician Sisters, however, begins with…   READ MORE

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One Voice – A Journey in Hope

musical CD created & produced by the Felician Franciscan Sisters of North America.  Click to Order!


We stand on the side of those who cannot
advocate for themselves in society: the unemployed,
the weak, the marginalized, or those considered «unwanted».
We take all possible action to restore the 
human dignity and rights of all.
We express our unanimity with the Declaration of Human Rights
which should be recognized by all. We acknowledge that every person
has the right to healthcare and education.

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