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Sister Jean Maher, OSB, and others at the conference

Sister Jean Maher, Director of the McCabe Renewal Center in Duluth, attended the Association of Benedictine Retreat Centers Conference in Atchison, Kansas, August 21-24th. The keynote speakers, Sister Irene Nowell, OSB, and Sister Mary Collins, OSB, addressed the concern, “How to bring hope to a divided and wounded Church.” Among the thirty-one participants were representatives from the Federation of St. Benedict who are engaged in retreat ministry. Pictured left to right are:  Sister Jean Maher, OSB, Duluth, Minnesota;  Sister Kathleen Atkinson, Bismarck, North Dakota;  Sister Charlotte Sonnerville, OSB, and Sister Mary Schmidt, OSB, both from Rock Island, Illinois;  Sister Jean Juenemann, OSB, St. Joseph, Minnesota;  Sam Raberg, Benedictine Oblate, St. Paul, Minnesota;  and Sister Dorothy Manuel, OSB, St. Joseph, Minnesota.

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