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Sister Pauline Fierro, remembered by the City of San Antonio World Heritage Office

Sister Pauline Fierro, remembered by the City of San Antonio World Heritage Office

Sister Pauline Fierro, CCVI is being remembered for Día de Muertos 2020 by the City of San Antonio World Heritage Office as a notable person in the history of the San Francisco de Espada Mission. She was one of a group of three Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word to start the ‘Espada School’ for the local archdiocese in 1915 at the mission. The other two sisters were Sister Emmanuel Phelan (born in Ireland) and Sister Simplicia Oeffelke (born in Germany).

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Intercommunity Novitiate program

Intercommunity Novitiate program

On Thursday evening, August 27, Elvira Jimenez and Marylou Rodriguez were received into the novitiate. Yesterday, September 2 the St. Louis Intercommunity Novitiate program began for the 2020-2021 year.  We are proud of our new novices and we are grateful for the multicultural, inter generational community that we are as we strive to live the spirit and charism of our CCVI Congregation. We know we can count on your prayers for each of us and for us as a community.

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