Category Archives: Social work

Sister Stephana O’Leary, 89, made room for orphans too old for the orphanage

ENCINO, Calif. – Sister Stephana O’Leary, an activist nun with a gentle spirit who helped troubled youths as a social worker in the Sacramento diocese for more than 50 years, died Thursday of stroke-related complications. She was 89. Sister O’Leary

Sister Stephana O’Leary, 89, made room for orphans too old for the orphanage

ENCINO, Calif. – Sister Stephana O’Leary, an activist nun with a gentle spirit who helped troubled youths as a social worker in the Sacramento diocese for more than 50 years, died Thursday of stroke-related complications. She was 89. Sister O’Leary

Kathleen O’Donnell Kelly, 46, made hospital less scary near Philadelphia

FOLSOM, Pa. – A family’s first experience with a hospital can be disorienting and frightening. There’s the worry over the sick loved one, the feeling that everybody knows what they’re doing except you, the concern about what’s going to happen,

Kathleen O’Donnell Kelly, 46, made hospital less scary near Philadelphia

FOLSOM, Pa. – A family’s first experience with a hospital can be disorienting and frightening. There’s the worry over the sick loved one, the feeling that everybody knows what they’re doing except you, the concern about what’s going to happen,