Missionary Program

The St. Michael Missionary Program is a unique opportunity for young women to work alongside the Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal in their different apostolates in Atlantic City and share in various aspects of their community and prayer life. The primary goal is to give young women the opportunity to strengthen their personal relationship with Jesus through a deepening prayer life, intentional community, and hands on service to the poor. Living a life of greater simplicity and less distractions, the missionary year creates an environment which is more conducive for discernment, and the formation offered is meant to assist each young woman in discovering where and how she will best be able to make an authentic gift of herself to the Lord. The program is eight months, from September to May, and is open to women ages 21-35.

The missionaries live at the Fr. Benedict House, which is named after Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR,

one of the eight founders of the CFR Friars.

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Missionary Weekly Schedule

Monday

Household chores at Fr. Benedict House

 

Tuesday

Daily responsibilities / Apostolate
7:30 PM Weekly planning meeting

 

Wednesday

Daily Responsibilities / Apostolate
Sister joins for Holy Hour and dinner at Fr. Benedict House

Lectio Divina

 

Thursday

Daily Responsibilities / Apostolate
Join sisters for Holy Hour and dinner at the convent

 

Friday

Day Off

 

Saturday

Daily Responsibilities / Apostolate
or day off when there is a Sunday apostolate

 

Sunday

Morning Prayer and Mass with the sisters. Day off, except twice a month when there will be a Sunday apostolate.

Missionary Daily Schedule

 

6:15 AM       Rise

6:45 AM       Depart for Mass

7:00 AM       Mass

7:45 AM       Personal Prayer

8:30 AM       Morning Prayer & Breakfast

 Followed by Chores or  Apostolate

12:00 PM      Angelus & Lunch

  Followed by Chores or  Apostolate

3:00 PM       Free Time

5:00 PM        Holy Hour with Evening Prayer

6:00 PM        Dinner

8:40 PM        Rosary

10:30 PM      Lights Out

for more details or to apply,

please contact

Sr. Ann Kateri, CFR

609-343-1545

10 N. Mississippi Ave.
Atlantic City, NJ 08401