Yesterday afternoon we welcomed Anna O'Connor from Hopewell Junction, NY to our community and today she became a postulant. Her parents, Jim and Cynthia, were on hand to celebrate her entrance with us. Anna studied Communications at Franciscan University before entering, and it was there that she came to know our sisters. This morning, Mother M. Maximilia gave her a medal of St. Francis and assigned her to assist with teaching religion at St. Mary's School here in Alton. Stay tuned for her own introduction!
In the meantime, enjoy these photos.