Sisters of Mercy Have Dwindled to Only 66 Nuns, But Could Still Beat the Red Sox in a Best-of-Seven Series

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sisters of mercyGreeting them with the words “Happy Anniversary!” Bishop Robert Deeley celebrated Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland to commemorate 150 years of service in Maine by the Sisters of Mercy. “How wonderful to be together today to celebrate this wonderful jubilee,” the bishop said. The Mass was held almost 150 years to the day since six sisters, under the direction of Mother Mary Gonzaga O’Brien, arrived in Bangor, responding to a plea from Bishop David Bacon, the first Bishop of Portland. (read more at the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland)

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