1961 – New Beginnings

January 1 – The year opens with a ground-breaking ceremony and the beginning of the construction of the new Saint Placid Priory and High School.

Sister Catherine Bannon

 

July 11 – Sister Catherine Bannon made her monastic profession, the first mother  and Grandmother in our community. Her son, John, became a priest later in life. And her great grandson, Benjamin Bray, was recently ordained for the Archdiocese of Seattle. Another community “first” for her!

 

Kay (Lucy) Wynkoop, Joan Helm, Michaela Mattfield, and Sharon McDonald

 

 

 

 

 

Sept. 24 – Five postulants entered at the new priory: Kay (Lucy) Wynkoop, Sharon McDonald, Joan Helm, Pat Gallagher, and Michaela Mattfield.