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, fortress worthy, and Dallas boasted flourishing Catholic institutions. Boarding colleges provided ladies 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, continuously not easy, is the topic of this book.
"Sister St. John weaves . . . written historical past and residing heritage 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 non secular existence . . . and for his or her own kindness, help, and prayers."
--Most Rev. Kevin W. Vann
Bishop of castle Worth
"What pleasure to work out the final touch of Sr. St. John's a bit reliable. It offers a full of life and soft testimony of our Congregation's undertaking. choked with touching tales of brave ladies who gave their all to enhance Catholic schooling and Christian values within the Southwest, it's a precise mirrored image of the graced heritage of our charism, as Sisters of St. Mary, lived to its fullest."
--Sister Réjeanne Roussel
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Sister St. John Begnaud, SSMN, used to be stated 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 colleges tested by means of the sisters in Texas, California, Congo, Rwanda, and Cameroon.
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