Today’s Weelunk magazine post takes a look at a community of nuns that has been serving in Wheeling, W.Va., since just before America’s Civil War in the mid 1800s.
It’s a concise but sweeping piece that covers everything from how the nuns/nurses coped with a hospital swamped with wounded and sick soldiers from both sides of the conflict to how their numerically dwindling community is functioning today. If nothing else, it provides some perspective on our current troubles.
You can link to the story here.
Be well and blessed, blog friends!
A note: Given that we, like most of humanity, are confined to home and I continue to work as a journalist, my blog activity is becoming erratic. I’ll try to keep up with posting, reading and responding to comments as well as I can, but I suspect some things are going to fall through the cracks.