The story of Catholic sisters in America is presented in an exhibit, "Women and Spirit" on Ellis Island, NY. This exhibit features the work, ministries and innovative works of Catholic sisters in America. You can view some of the exhibit here. The exhibit opens on September 24 and closes on January 22, 2011.
A bus ride to the exhibit is being organized by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, Wilton, Connecticut, for Saturday, October 23. They can be reached at http://www.ssnd.org/. You may also phone Nancy Holland, coordinator for the bus, at 203-761-9732 for information and to reserve a space. See flyer below (click on images to enlarge.). Also, please note that the RSVP deadline for this trip is September 24.
"Women religious have made an incalculable contribution to this nation. Running schools, hospitals, orphanages from America's earliest days, these women helped foster a culture of social service that has permeated our society," said Cokie Roberts, News analyst and author.\\
Click here to view videos about this exhibit.