WISE, JOHN, NAGA
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
S. Aloysius tells of visit of "Ma Mere" John is not well. Mother Cecile is the "exiled Prioress from Shanghai who is very edifying. 7/28: "our problem" Mother Mary has left with Rev Mo Cecile; is gone for three weeks, if Father Superior can trust Naga to "Americans" for that long. Deep sigh of relief. "What these years of exile have cost Johnie." Comments on poverty and buying clothing material.
Magazine article in The Blue and God, Vol 11, No.3 of Ateneo de Naga Philippines, on the beginnings of Naga Carmel. Pictures of assistance given to Sister John and Aloysius as Carmel established there. Back cover shows the two Carmelites assisting in the planting of a tree.
Christmas note accompanying Christmas present: a carved plaque and inlaid vases sent by S John Wise and Sisters at Naga. Arrived Feb, 1976. Card signed by Sister Teresita.
S Aloysius worries about troubles, exhaustion of S John, balks about her use of free time; talks of health, aging; her dispositions as leader; abilities; her homesickness for Biddle Street. Altar breads.