Sister Maria Goretti Mannix_FWA New York Times feature about a Franciscan Order based in Harlem, which is celebrating its centennial, includes wonderful images of several retired sisters, who have found a welcoming home at Kittay Senior Apartments.

We encourage you to read the article about this order, one of just three predominantly African-American orders in the country, and the amazing work they do in the community. Don’t miss the photo slideshow, and in particular images 11 and 12, showing retired sisters in the Order of the Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, who now live in, and enliven, Kittay.

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