Franciscans in the News
Sister Dawn Nothwehr was featured as a Life panelist for “Sisters use funds, microloans to empower women, small businesses” published by Global Sisters Report, February 24, 2020, version of The Life.
An interesting mention was made of Sister Lucilla Schuler in the January 30, 2020, issue of Minneapolis Star Tribune in an article by Judith Koll Healey: “Watching and listening to the impeachment hearings for the past week has been a taxing process. A lot of talk from the podium and an unusually quiet Senate do not make for riveting theater, and the maximum I could manage in my viewing was only two hours a day. And that was when I was watching the people I agreed with!
“As I listened to the speakers, I was carried back to my high school days and the memory of what Sister Lucilla taught me about public speaking and debate. A small Catholic high school in a little river town in the southern part of the state seems an unlikely place to produce a debate coach who taught me lifelong lessons, but that is, in fact, what happened. From the beginning of my freshman year, she trained us to see both sides of any question we were debating. By the time we were seniors, my three friends and I had honed our skills and formed a team that won the state debate championship….”
Rochester Public Utilities “Plugged In” publication for March, 2020, shows Sisters Ramona Miller and Marlene Pinzka on the cover photo, and the Sisters of Saint Francis are recognized in a profile article on 2019 Environmental Achievement Award recipients. View at: https://www.rpu.org/about-rpu/plugged-in.php