Sisters’ Ministries

The Sisters of St. Francis of Tiffin, Ohio, work to support the People of God and strengthen the Catholic faith in rural and urban areas of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky and West Virginia. Tiffin Franciscans also serve in peacemaking ministries in Hebron and in missions in Mexico.

Urban and rural ministries involve:

  • Evangelization
  • Pastoral ministry
  • Education
  • Health care
  • Foster care
  • Shelter for victims of trafficking and abuse
  • Prison ministry
  • Child care
  • Environmental education
  • Emergency outreach for those needing food, clothing, shelter


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  • Congratulations Sister Karen Lindenberger

    Congratulations Sister Karen Lindenberger

    Sister Karen Lindenberger was recently named the 2015 Community Woman of Distinction by  Soroptimist International of Canton/Stark County, Ohio. Sister Karen was recognized for her tireless work with the Hispanic community, especially with the women and children she serves so faithfully. The mission of Soroptimist International is to improve the …Read More » »
  • Publications


    Latest Magazine:  SFC 2014 Annual Report Previous Publications: Fall Magazine 2014  / Summer Magazine 2014 / Annual Report 2013 Read More » »
  • Group in Seneca Co. getting shelter ready

    Group in Seneca Co. getting shelter ready

    Nonprofit to house 5 sex-trafficking victims TIFFIN — Eight years after the Tiffin Franciscans opened their convent to human trafficking survivors, an affiliated organization is readying a shelter that will give trafficked women a safe place to stay. The nonprofit Sisters in Shelter plans to open a Seneca County shelter …Read More » »
  • St. Francis Campus Community is HAPPY!

    St. Francis Campus Community is HAPPY!

     The St. Francis Campus really is a HAPPY place to work, live and visit! Several of our employees, sisters and campus visitors took part in the filming of our “HAPPY” video. If you liked the first one, then you will love the second one…it even has a brand new happy cast! We …Read More » »
  • 2014 School of Americas WATCH VIGIL

    2014 School of Americas WATCH VIGIL

    2014 SOA WATCH VIGIL NOVEMBER 23 AND 24 GEORGIA The six Tiffin Franciscans who traveled to Georgia to participate in the SOA Watch events share the following with our community. We first stopped in Lumpkin, GA, a remote town that is the location of the Stewart Detention Center, one of …Read More » »