Latest News

12 Apr 2023
Film screening highlights the role of youth in climate justice
In observance of Earth Day, the Franciscan Peace Center, the Clinton Public Library, Living Peace 365, and the Vince Jetter Community Center are sponsoring a screening of "Youth v Gov" at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, April 19th at the Clinton Community College, 1000 Lincoln Blvd. in Clinton.
Read More
03 Mar 2023
Catholic sisters launch campaign to “Refuse to Use” single-use plastic beverage bottles
Congregations of Catholic sisters serving all around the globe will observe Catholic Sisters Week, March 8-14, with a challenge: do not consume beverages from single-use plastic bottles.
Read More
07 Feb 2023
Franciscan Peace Center Debuts New Podcast
The Franciscan Peace Center is proud to announce its new podcast, The “Center.” Published on the second and fourth Thursdays of every month, the podcast is focused on the mission of the Sisters of St. Francis, Clinton, Iowa...
Read More
27 Sep 2022
Just Food event highlights justice in the food system
The Franciscan Peace Center is hosting a Just Food event from 2–4 p.m. Oct. 2 on the grounds of The Canticle, 843 13th Ave. North in Clinton.
Read More
07 Aug 2022
Franciscan Peace Center Welcomes Marsha Thrall
Read More
12 Jun 2022
Juneteenth Celebration Planned in Clinton
The Clinton Martin Luther King. Jr. Committee is pleased to announce the annual Juneteenth Celebration on Sunday, June 19 from 12noon until 3:00 PM at the Clinton Bandshell in Riverfront Park.   Admission is free and all are welcome to partake in the family-friendly festivities.
Read More
20 May 2022
Sisters Announce Launch of Sustainability Action Plan
The Sisters of St. Francis, Clinton, Iowa are pleased to announce the launch of an action plan to fulfill their commitment to the Laudato Si' Action Platform. The plan includes an ambitious schedule of events, programs, and advocacy efforts.
Read More
19 Apr 2022
Franciscan Peace Center Welcomes Kryszak
The Sisters of St. Francis, Clinton, Iowa have announced Jennifer Kryszak as their new Director of Strategic Planning for the Franciscan Peace Center, a ministry of the Clinton Franciscans whose mission is living and promoting active nonviolence and peacemaking.
Read More
11 Mar 2022
Mayor Proclaims Clinton a Peaceful Community
Clinton Mayor Scott Maddasion has proclaimed the city to be a peaceful community, with a theme of “Living Peace 365” in response to a request submitted by the Clinton Peace Coalition along with several other community organizations.
Read More
03 Oct 2021
Sisters Commit To Seven-Year Plan Toward Environmental Sustainability
The Sisters of St. Francis have issued the following Statement of Commitment to a seven-year plan of integral ecology to care for the Earth and its inhabitants and to avert the climate crisis
Read More