Date & Time: 
Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
The California Museum, 1020 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Event Description: 

 

The Mission & Ministry Center will be sponsoring this field trip to visit the Women & Spirit exhibition on display at The California Museum in Sacramento, California.  Women & Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America is a traveling exhibit sponsored by the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) in association with Cincinnati Museum Center. It reveals the mystery behind a small group of innovative American women who helped shape the nation’s social and cultural landscape.

The exhibit reveals women who corresponded with President Thomas Jefferson, talked down bandits and roughnecks, lugged pianos into the wilderness, and provided the nation’s first health insurance to Midwestern loggers.  It also celebrates sisters’ courage during the Civil War, the Gold Rush, the San Francisco Earthquake, the Influenza Epidemic, the Civil Rights Movement, and Hurricane Katrina.  Go to womenandspirit.org for more information.

Event Contact: 

Sr. Jodi Min, O.P.     jcm21@stmarys-ca.edu     (925) 631-4075

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