Sisters seek 'Women and Spirit' visitors

Photos and story by Leon Lagerstam, Dispatch-Argus

Sisters from religious communities along the Upper Mississippi River Valley stretching from the Quad-Cities to LaCrosse, Wis., are featured in the “Women and Spirit” display that’s open for public viewing from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays this month at Christ the King Church,3209 60th St.

The portable display was created a couple of years ago as a companion piece to the national “Women and Spirit” exhibit.

“It’s a valuable piece of history,” Sister Marlene Miller said. “It shows the women we have followed, and who built the foundation for the rest of us to follow.” Continue Reading