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Sister Marilu Covani, passing on the spirit of Encuentro

By Sister Maureen Abbott | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

As Sister Marilú reached official retirement, she was invited to coordinate the V Encuentro effort for the Diocese of San Bernardino. “What a gift! I really loved to work with this always-growing team of people of different backgrounds, ages, cultures, and nationalities,” she said.

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The charism of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

By Sister Maureen Abbott | May 5, 2009 | 0 Comments

When asked to give her impressions of Mother Theodore, Susanna Alvey, who grew up as a neighbor in the then-thriving village of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, responded, “Her success was due more to prayer than to human efficiency, I think.” Through her work as innkeeper, Susanna was in a good position to note the outward signs of…

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Sister Maureen is a member of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.