Sister Judith Ann Schaeffer honored at conference
COLORADO SPRINGS. Sister of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration Judith Ann Schaeffer was honored at the 2018 Franciscan Federation Conference June 11-14 in Buffalo, New York.
The theme of the conference was “Franciscans and Muslims — Lessons from the Past and Prospects for the Future.” Sister Judith Ann had been selected by her province of the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration as their honoree for embodying openness to all others, transcending prejudices, and witnessing unity in diversity. Sister Judith Ann is a psychologist and has ministered for 30 years on the staff of Franciscan Community Counseling, a mental health agency in Colorado Springs which is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis.