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Sisters sell 10-acre Normandy property

By Jeanette McDermott

The Sisters of the Good Shepherd Province of Mid-North America have closed on the sale of their 10.4-acre property in Normandy, Missouri, a suburb in northwest St. Louis county. The property has been purchased by U.S. Federal Properties (USFP), a real estate firm that develops, finances, owns and manages federal government leased properties. USFP will…

Groundbreaking ceremony at Gracenter

By Marguerite Bartling

A groundbreaking ceremony at Gracenter marked another milestone in the ministry’s 60th anniversary year of its construction. The undertaking 60 years ago was accomplished totally through the generosity of volunteers from 11 labor unions who donated their time and talent and 52 companies who donated the materials. Because of this incredible Good Shepherd story, we chose…

Fratelli Tutti: a better kind of politic and women religious

By Encarna Tumanguil

The Incarnate Word Foundation hosted a gathering and luncheon on November 8 at Piper Palm House in St. Louis’s Tower Grove Park to hear and meet with Mary J. Novak, Executive Director of NETWORK, Lobby for Catholic Social Justice. The topic of the event was “Fratelli Tutti: A Better Kind of Politics: Women Religious Writing…

Province news tid bits

By Jeanette McDermott

Children’s art brightens Ferguson Farmer’s Market “Adults get so nervous when we pick up a paint brush or crayon. Actually, how often do we take the risk to do just that? But put a crayon or paintbrush into the hands of a young person and amazing things happen,” said Sister Glynis McManamon, Director of Good…

Virtual province chapter speakers

Virtual province chapter in review

By Dolores Kalina

“What a beautiful launch of our virtual province Chapter! Thank you to the team in Cincinnati and Louisville for taking us to ‘the cradle’ where Mary Euphrasia and her partners sent the first five Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd Sisters 178 years ago in 1843,” said Province Leader Madeleine Munday after the…

zoom calls

Zoom calls status quo during pandemic

By Jeanette McDermott

“We’re going to be making Zoom calls a lot all through the summer,” said Sister Madeleine Munday, Province Leader for the Province of Mid-North America. Zoom call pros Sister Madeleine and other Sisters in the Province of Mid-North America have become seasoned pros when it comes to making Zoom calls. They have been using the…