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In this segment, Sr. Cleopha Werner discusses God’s presence in her life as exemplified by her relationships with her family. Sr. Cleo relates how her sister’s faith was strengthened through hardships in her life and even up until the moment of death. Sr. Cleo also recalls how she and her family took care of her mother at the end of her life and some of the poignant moments from that time. Sr. Cleo reminiscences about the Catholic traditions included in the Midnight and Holy Saturday Masses, her fondness for praying the Rosary, and her thoughts on the changes in the Catholic church post-Vatican II. Sr. Cleo concludes her oral history by offering the listener her wisdom on facing difficult challenges in life.

Date

7-27-2016

Interviewee

Sr. Cleopha Werner

Interviewer

Mary Ellen Lennon

Format

mp3 audio

Duration

37:45

Location

Oldenburg, Indiana

Keywords

Oldenburg, Batesville, Vatican II, Midnight Mass, Holy Saturday Mass, Saint Joseph School, Cincinnati, Bishop Schulte

Disciplines

Catholic Studies | Oral History | United States History | Women's History

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Sr. Cleopha Werner

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