The Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Sponsored Ministries is a nonstock, not-for-profit corporation that was established in 1985 (formerly named Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity HealthCare Ministry) to monitor and manage the health care ministry of the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity. The health care ministry spans three states—Wisconsin, Nebraska and Ohio—and has existed for over one hundred years. In 2012, the name was changed to Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Sponsored Ministries to reflect the addition of the congregation’s Holy Family College, located in Manitowoc, Wis., to the corporation.
The Franciscan Sisters use compassion and creativity to extend their health care and education mission to the people of the communities in which they serve. With vision and values, the Franciscan Sponsored Ministries will insure quality Catholic health care and education for generations to come.
The mission of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Sponsored Ministries is to carry out the commitment of the Sponsor to the healing and educational mission of the Catholic Church through the provision of quality health care and educational services. In a spirit of partnership with dedicated religious and lay leaders, the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Sponsored Ministries will strengthen the Sponsor’s commitment by leading change, ensuring stewardship of resources and integrating mission and values.
The vision of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Sponsored Ministries is to be a vibrant Franciscan presence of Catholic education and health care in the communities we serve, recognized for its Gospel values, excellence of service and stewardship of resources.
The values which motivate all who serve in the sponsored ministries of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity are:
- Fidelity to the educational and healing ministry of Jesus
- Commitment to the Mission of the Church
- Respect for every person, especially with compassion and care for the poor
- Stewardship of resources, administered with justice
- Steadfast dedication to service which exhibits both adaptability and flexibility