Each Allegany Franciscan has lived a life full of faith, service, and joy. The ongoing Oral History Project allows us to hear the sisters' stories in their own words. Explore the videos below to discover the rich history of the Congregation. Be sure to explore the rest of the Archives site to discover more oral history about specific ministries!
More Oral History is coming soon, so check back often!
Mary Lawrence Scanlan, OSF
describes how she "eloped" to the convent and became an Allegany Franciscan.
Miram Regina Schneible, OSF
describes her vocation.
"Reflections on a Heritage"
by Veronica Rodrigues, OSF
Sr. Veronica was the Congregation Historian and Archivist from 1977 to 1991. In 1985, tapes were recorded of Veronica explaining the history of the Congregation. These tapes are now being digitized for all to enjoy! More tapes are coming soon!