Exhibit spotlights Sisters

Sister Johanna Rickl, president of the Congregation of the Humility of Mary, stands next to one of the Women & Spirit panels on display at the Humility of Mary Center in Davenport. The panel features her sandbagging on the Davenport riverfront during the flood of 1965.

DAVENPORT – The Congregation of the Humility of Mary presents “Women & Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America,” a professional museum exhibit featuring panels of photographs and text highlighting the historical contributions of women’s religious communities of the Upper Mississippi River Valley. In addition, archival treasures from the Sisters of Humility will be on display.
The exhibit will be open for public viewing at Humility of Mary Center, 820 W. Central Park Ave., from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 14, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 21.  Guests to Humility of Mary Center are welcome to attend a 10 a.m. Mass on those Sundays prior to viewing the exhibit.
Among the congregations included in the exhibit are: Congregation of the Humility of Mary, Sinsinawa Dominicans, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Sisters of St. Francis, Sisters of Mercy, Sisters of the Visitation, Sisters of the Presentation, Benedictine Sisters and Franciscan Sisters of the Perpetual Adoration.

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