Courtesy of Benedictines of Duluth

Ever since Catholic sisters started arriving in the United States from Europe nearly three hundred years ago, Catholic women religious have performed heroic, thankless, and often uncompensated work that significantly shaped and humanized American...

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About the Author

Cheryl Wittenauer is a St. Louis writer. She was taught by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word and the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.