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Residents react to closing of convent

January 16, 2014

Photo by Amy Cherry – The chapel inside St. Joseph Monastery has been a site of prayer and reflection for the Benedictine Sisters of Elk County throughout its 160 year history.

ST. MARYS – Following the recent announcement of the closing of St. Joseph Monastery in St. Marys current and former area residents have voiced their reaction to the news, a majority of which are of sadness and disappointment paired with fond memories of The Benedictine Sisters of Elk County and their contributions to the community.

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