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Grant Opens Doors for Franciscan Sisters

  Installing magnetic door systems on retired Sisters' doors helped them feel safe and less isolated. The doors at the Franciscan Villa in Syracuse, New York, were heavy. The hefty doors were difficult to open and close, especially for Sisters using a cane, walker or wheelchair. And while every detail at the new [...]

December 1st, 2015|

Elevators Are Important: Sister Peg’s Story

For four nights and three days, 85 year-old Sister Margaret (Peg) Geary was trapped inside a broken-down elevator.

February 13th, 2013|

Appreciation from the Mount Saint Mary’s Abbey

This is an excerpt from a letter to SOAR! from Sister Katie McNamara, O.C.S.O., from the Mount Saint Mary's Abbey in Wrentham, Massachusetts - a monastic community of some 50 Trappistine nuns.

January 17th, 2012|

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