Order Of Franciscan Penitents
On November 17,2019 the Order Of Franciscan Penitents welcomed our newest member Bette Ham.
The Order of Franciscan Penitents was established November 17, 2007 in Columbia Mo at Historic Hatton Chapel.
Our order was initiated with 7 newly professed members under the guidance of Bishop Michael Davidson of the Central Diocese. Fr Chris Keough of Wisconsin Fr David Almond, Sr Toni Almond, Fr John Prenger, Brother Jim Jantz, Sr Sheryl VanDrie-Goodwin, and Br James Goodwin all of Columbia Mo.
One year later, 2008, we grew with one new member Sr Sharon Prenger of Columbia Mo. Our fraternity continued to grow with two additional members in 2015, Sr Suzanne Bastin and Sr Sondra McDermott, both of Kansas City area.
Our newest member, Bette Ham of Columbia Mo has been a part of the local Motherhouse- St’s Francis and Clare since 1999 and has continued to grow in her faith and following in the footsteps of Francis and Clare.
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