Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George

Making the merciful love of Christ visible

Seeking His Heart

Vocation Retreats and Visits

Veni Si Amas Discernment Retreats:  We host vocational discernment retreats at St. Francis Convent throughout the year.  These weekends include talks on discernment and religious life, time in prayer with our Lord, as well as many opportunities to meet, share and pray with our Sisters.  If you are 17-30 years old, you are invited!

Our next retreat is April 8-10, 2016

Where: St. Francis Convent, Alton, IL

When: Friday at 7:00pm to Sunday at 9:00am

Cost: $15 suggested donation

Register below by March 30th or email Sr. M. Consolata with questions.

Adult Online Registration (18 and older)

Teen Online Registration (under 18)

See pictures from October 2015 Veni Si Amas.


Individual and Group Visits: Contact Sister M. Consolata to schedule a visit. 

If you are interested in knowing more about our Community, we invite you to complete the Vocational Inquiry.

  Young ladies praying in our Adoration Chapel


Come if You Love

(Veni Si Amas)

The story of Anna, who admired religious sisters as a young girl.  Through prayer and discernment, she answered God's call and fulfilled her vocation to be just like those sisters!