Caring for Families

The Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart would like you to know something about our history of working with Families. The Sisters’ stories below highlight ways the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart care for, support, mentor and become substitute families for so many.

Dolores Ann O'Dowd


Sister Dolores Ann O’Dowd has journeyed with families facing different kinds of separation. Read about her life’s work here


Sr. Anne Marie and baby

Sister Anne Marie Beirne has many families who assist her ministry at Marguerite’s Pantry, but one family brought a special kind of joy to their helping. Read their story here


Sister Pat Kelly sees first hand that families don’t all look the same, but they all share the same needs and concerns. Read about her ministry here

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