Queen of Angels Chapel

Queen of Angels Chapel is the center of our life in community. 

The story of our religious life is etched in the stained glass windows that embrace our prayer space.


    Tuesday-Sunday at 9:30 a.m.

Heritage Chapel

The Heritage Chapel is the original chapel that was moved here from our first Motherhouse in Avilla, Indiana. 

Unless weather is extreme, the chapel is open daily 7:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. for private prayer.

Outdoor Labyrinth

Come to the quiet of St. Francis Woods and walk the labyrinth, a replica of the famous Chartres Labyrinth. 

Stop in the Portiuncula Center for Prayer  request a prayer guide for your labyrinth journey.

The Cosmic Walk

The Cosmic Walk features 25 watercolor paintings by artist Mercy Sister Corlita Bonnarrens. 

The paintings depict significant moments in the unfolding story of the universe, of life on earth and of the human community. They invite us into the mystery of creation that has been at work for more than 13 billion years.

Butterfly Garden

Adjacent to the Cosmic Walk is a butterfly garden dedicated in honor of Helen M. Nugent, mother of Port Administrator Mary Lou Nugent. 

In addition to its beauty, the garden offers care for creation by providing a sanctuary for pollinators.  

Stigmata Statue

This sculpture by the artist Francis Sedgwick is a powerful portrayal of St. Francis of Assisi receiving the stigmata on Mount LaVerna in Tuscany, Italy, on September 17, 1224.

Rest awhile on a park bench and contemplate the power of love.

Sinners Bell

The "Sinners Bell," brought from Germany by our first Sisters, reminds us to work towards the abolishment of the Death Penalty. 

We continue to pray for those executed and for all participating in the executions.

Christmas Crèche

St. Francis initiated the Christmas crèche because of his love for the Incarnation of Jesus. 

You can visit our special crèche (outside the back southeast chapel door) for private prayer and reflection.

Sacred Meal
of  Saints Francis & Clare

In our sunroom is the artistic representation of the sacred meal of St. Francis and St. Clare at St. Mary of the Angels.

Artist: Kay Francis Berger, OSF, a Sister of St. Francis of Mary Immaculate. May she eternally enjoy the sacred banquet as God continues to inspire others through her art.

Peace Pole

The peace pole, inscribed with the words "May peace prevail on earth," symbolizes our commitment to reduce violence.

St. Francis of Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi ever challenges us by his words, calling us to be peacemakers.