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Fleur de Louise
September 7, 2014 @ 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
St. Vincent de Paul women’s group inaugural event
September 7th 11:15am in the parish center.
All women are welcome!
A presentation in the parish center by Sister Betty Ann McNeil, D.C. on the faith filled life of mother, wife and Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton. A 20th century saint and a fundamental part of our Vincentian heritage Elizabeth Ann Seton is an inspiring woman.
Sister Betty Ann McNeil, D.C. is a leading expert on the history of Vincentian tradition, especially Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton. Sister McNeil has been a member of the Vincentian Studies Institute since 1988 and currently serves on its editorial board. Her publications include “The Vincentian Family Tree,” a survey of all communities related to Saint Vincent de Paul, Saint Louise de Marillac and the Vincentian Family, published by the Vincentian Studies Institute in 1996.
She has written and edited numerous volumes on Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, and histories of the Daughters of Charity in the United States, including their service as nurses in the Civil War. She has given numerous presentations nationally and internationally on these same topics. The former provincial archivist for the Daughters of Charity, Province of St. Louise, Emmitsburg campus, Sister Betty Ann came to DePaul University as Vincentian Scholar-in-Residence with the Office of University Mission and Values in 2012.
Donations of paper towels or toilet paper will be collected for the food pantry.
RSVP not required but recommended to firstname.lastname@example.org