Sr. Mary Antona Ebo: Homegoing Celebration

Posted by Sandy Ashby

On November 11, 2017, Mary Antona Ebo, FSM, Civil Rights legend and pioneer, passed away.   On Monday, November 20, 2107, her FSM sisters, her family, and a myriad of friends and colleagues gathered at St. Alphonsus Liguori (Rock) Church to celebrate her life and mourn her passing.  

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Incarnate Word Foundation’s Evening at the Museum

Posted by Franciscan Sisters of Mary

The St. Louis-based Incarnate Word Foundation, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary during 2017–2018, offered a special event November 16 at the Missouri History Museum as part of its anniversary observances. The viewing was a step toward reconnecting with the larger history of St. Louis race relations and reconsidering our perspective on them with the…

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FSM and James Beard Foundation Collaborate for Food Sustainability and Availability

Posted by Franciscan Sisters of Mary

On October 30, 2017, five Franciscan Sisters of Mary joined members of the James Beard Foundation for a special gala as the culmination of a day of training for chefs and food advocates. Srs. Judy Bell, Fran Haarmann, Kathy Buchheit, Irma Kennebeck, and Marge O’Gorman celebrated the collaboration of the FSM and the James Beard…

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