In her oral history Sr. Rachel Lindenmaier reflects on her upbringing in Indianapolis and the appeal of the Franciscans who helped in her deciding to enter religious life. Also, she describes joining religious service alongside her sister, Sister Evelyn Lindenmaier, and their close relationship over the years. Additionally, Sr. Rachel recounts her joy in spending thirty-five years in education, teaching mainly in inner-city schools both in Cincinnati and Indianapolis. Lastly, she discusses the evolution of her prayer life, heavily influenced during wartime years, as well as the concept of prayer as an embodiment of love.
Sr. Rachel Lindenmaier
Mary Ellen Lennon
Catholic Studies | Oral History | United States History | Women's History
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Lennon, Mary Ellen Ph.D., "Sr. Rachel Lindenmaier" (2016). Women Religious: Oral Histories of the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg. 8.