Saint Ludovico Charity is God. Whoever loves charity, loves God, lives in God and is united to God.
~ Saint Ludovico of Casoria


We are a self-supporting community of religious women. We invite you to share in the work of the Franciscan Sisters of St. Elizabeth through financial gifts. Your gift will help support our ministries worldwide and provide for the care of our elderly and infirm Sisters.

How We Serve


“Do not stand idle waiting for God to provide for you. The abilities that God has given to you are your first Providence. God helps those who help themselves.”
~St. Ludovico of Casoria

We take these words of Saint Ludovico and put them into practice as we serve throughout the world and within the United States. Our Elderly Sisters and Infirm Sisters serve the Church through their prayers.

Where and How We Serve Globally


  • Italy: Education, special needs education, health care, elder care, hospitality, music ministry, youth ministry
  • Ethiopia: Health care, education of children, adult education
  • India: Education, health care, outreach, hospitality, parish work, CCD Teachers, Sacrament preparation, music ministry, youth ministry
  • Indonesia: Education, outreach, evangelization
  • Panama: Education, outreach, evangelization
  • Philippines: Education, outreach, parish work, CCD Teachers, youth ministry
  • Ecuador: Education, outreach programs, parish work and youth ministry.

There are many ways to give:

  • One Time Gift: Designated to the mission of your choice.
  • Monthly Giving: Distribute your support throughout the year.
  • Corporate Matching Gifts: Corporations will often match a charitable donation dollar for dollar and this is a wonderful way to maximize your monetary gift.
  • Sponsor a Postulant or Novice: A gift of this type helps pay for their formation and educational costs.
  • Adopt an Elder Sister: Supporting a sister through prayers and financial assistance.
  • Will and Bequest Giving: A gift of cash, property, or a percentage of your estate through a designation in your will can be given to the Sisters.

Checks can be made payable to:

  • Franciscan Sisters of St. Elizabeth
    Development Office
    499 Park Road Parsippany, NJ 07054
  • The Franciscan Sisters of St. Elizabeth is a 501c3 organization and all gifts are tax deductible. Please let us know if you require a receipt with your donation.