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Sister Rita Mawn: a consecrated life

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February 2, 2011
By YVONA FAST, Special to the Enterprise

SARANAC LAKE - Sister Rita Mawn felt the call of God to a consecrated life since grade school. She attended St. Mary's Catholic school in St. Albans, Vt. for 12 years. "The sisters encouraged us to go into a life of consecration," she said. "In fourth grade, I read a story about nuns who stayed in the monastery and prayed all day for the rest of the church and the world. That appealed to me. Later, I investigated the Carmelite monastery in Saranac Lake, where I lived for 29 years - until 1984."

 
 
 

 

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