Author Archives: Maureen Howe

Remembering Sr. Mary Ann Craig, acj

 


     

 

With deep sadness, the Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus announce the passing of Sister Mary Ann Craig, a member of the Handmaid community for more than fifty years, on August 25, 2018.  She was 79 years of age.  Sister Mary Ann was born in Phila., PA and was from St. Agatha’s parish. She was a graduate of St. Leonard’s Academy High School and Rosemont College.  Her Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday August 28th, at 10:30 A.M. at St. Raphaela Center C   hapel, 616 Cooperstown Rd., Haverford, PA 19041. Relatives and friends are invited to her Viewing at the Chapel Tuesday after 9:30 A.M. Int. Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, 616 Cooperstown Rd., Haverford, PA. 19041 would be appreciated.

UNANIMA Update

Sr. Margaret Scott, acj was recently named the Secretary/Treasurer for the Executive Committee of UNANIMA International, an NGO at the United Nations, based in New York. UNANIMA is an organization made up of 22 congregations of Roman Catholic Sisters. These sisters work in approximately 80 different countries and they advocate on behalf of women and children living in poverty, immigrants and refugees, and the environment. The sisters bring their constituents’ voices and concerns to the United Nations.

Sr. Margaret has been involved with the UNANIMA Committee to Stop Human Trafficking as well as the NGO Committee on Migration and the UN Conference on Indigenous Peoples. As Secretary/Treasurer, Sr. Margaret will work with the President, Vice-President and Executive Director of UNANIMA to energize and evaluate the sisters’ work at the UN.

For more information about UNANIMA, please visit www.unanima-international.org.