In her oral history, Sister Angela Betsch reflects on her experience growing up in White Oak, Cincinnati and her path to becoming a Sister of Saint Francis, Oldenburg. Sr. Angela highlights her decision to follow her older sister into the convent, her missionary work as a teacher and principal in Missouri, Indianapolis, and Papua New Guinea, as well as her time as a caretaker for her eight-year-old nephew after her sister's untimely death. With kindness and heartfelt joy, Sister Angela describes her blessed life as a Sister of Saint Francis, Oldenburg.
Sister Angela Betsch
Mary Ellen Lennon
Convent Life, Papua New Guinea, Rule of Saint Francis, Fr. Otmar Gallagher, Cincinnati
Catholic Studies | Oral History | United States History | Women's History
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Lennon, Mary Ellen Ph.D., "Sr. Angela Betsch" (2016). Women Religious: Oral Histories of the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg. 18.