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April 22, 2014

Sisterly advice for Earth Day

By Elizabeth Harty Elizabeth Harty

Waste not, want not. While these may not be words Sister Antoine Murphy utters verbatim, they certainly seem to reflect a philosophy she holds near and dear to her heart. And with Earth Day upon us, this seems as good a time as any to reflect on that philosophy and hear the good Sister’s thoughts […]

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Tags: Earth Day, Sister Antoine, Sisters of St. Francis


March 13, 2014

Tips for a good, long life from centenarian Sisters

By Elizabeth Harty Elizabeth Harty

What’s the secret to living a long and healthy life? That’s a question recently posed by KMSP-TV reporter Jeff Ballion to some of our favorite Franciscan Sisters. He got a few answers he may have expected, and a couple that probably surprised him. But mostly, he marveled at the attitudes of these Sisters/centenarians and soaked […]

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Tags: Sister Antoine, Sister Jaqueline, Sister Vera, Sisters of St. Francis


January 16, 2014

100 years young

By Elizabeth Harty Elizabeth Harty

How do the Sisters of St. Francis honor one of their own on her 100th birthday? Well, if yesterday’s celebration of Sister Antoine Murphy’s centennial is any indication, they have birthday pie (if that’s the birthday Sister’s dessert of choice), put some candles on it, light said candles, and then have a couple guys from […]

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