Benedictine Sisters of St. Walburg Monastery, Kentucky (Images of America Series)

Benedictine Sisters of St. Walburg Monastery, Kentucky (Images of America Series)

by Deborah Harmeling, Deborah Kohl Kremer, Foreword by Sr. Mary Catherine Wenstrup
     
 

The story of the Sisters of St. Walburg Monastery began with five Benedictine sisters arriving in Covington in 1859 to teach English to German immigrants. These five sisters were the beginning of a Roman Catholic religious community that, over the course of 150 years, established schools, hospitals, a college, and a nursing home. The sisters follow the ancient

Overview


The story of the Sisters of St. Walburg Monastery began with five Benedictine sisters arriving in Covington in 1859 to teach English to German immigrants. These five sisters were the beginning of a Roman Catholic religious community that, over the course of 150 years, established schools, hospitals, a college, and a nursing home. The sisters follow the ancient Rule of St. Benedict and served graciously, creating and staffing these facilities for decades. Images of America: The Benedictine Sisters of St. Walburg Monastery presents a pictorial history of the community in Covington and Villa Hills, the schools and hospitals where the sisters worked, and the familiar faces of those who were a part of it all. Following the Benedictine tradition of prayer, community, and service, the Sisters of St. Walburg Monastery have contributed to the welfare of the people of northern

Kentucky and beyond.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738590622
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
11/26/2012
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
877,000
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Sr. Deborah Harmeling, development director and member of St. Walburg Monastery, was educated by the Benedictine Sisters in both elementary school and high school and serves as editor of the community's communications. Deborah Kohl Kremer, author and freelance writer, was educated by the Benedictine Sisters in elementary school and has been a longtime neighbor of the Villa Hills monastery.

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