By Sister St. John Begnaud,Joseph A. Schumacher
But Protestants too liked the schooling that was once provided. different sisters got here, and in lower than 40 years Waco, Corsicana, Ennis, Denison, Sherman, Wichita Falls, castle worthy, and Dallas boasted flourishing Catholic institutions. Boarding faculties provided women in rural components in addition to cities a chance for education.
Who have been these sisters? the place did they arrive from, what did they locate, and why did they remain? That tale, occasionally funny, occasionally tragic, continually not easy, is the topic of this book.
"Sister St. John weaves . . . written heritage and dwelling historical past of the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur into one portrait of the affection of God in Christ. i'm more than happy and thankful to have the opportunity to introduce this paintings, and to thank Sister St. John and all the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur for the witness of spiritual lifestyles . . . and for his or her own kindness, aid, and prayers."
--Most Rev. Kevin W. Vann
Bishop of fortress Worth
"What pleasure to determine the of entirety of Sr. St. John's a bit strong. It provides a full of life and gentle testimony of our Congregation's challenge. jam-packed with touching tales of brave girls who gave their all to increase Catholic schooling and Christian values within the Southwest, it's a precise mirrored image of the graced historical past of our charism, as Sisters of St. Mary, lived to its fullest."
--Sister Réjeanne Roussel
General more advantageous of the Sisters of St. Mary
Sister St. John Begnaud, SSMN, used to be pointed out within the Waco institution, and has been a Sister of St. Mary for sixty-nine years. She has served within the Congregation's Motherhouse in Belgium in addition to in faculties demonstrated through the sisters in Texas, California, Congo, Rwanda, and Cameroon.
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