When I turned the photo over to check for a date, I was amazed to see that the woman standing in the back between the guitar player and two sisters was identified as Helga von Trapp, a member of the famous Trapp Family Singers (as portrayed in The Sound of Music Broadway musical and subsequent 1965 film).
Snapshots in Time
Enjoy these gems from our archives!
Many Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet are talented artists, including Sister Mary Kay Kottenstette of the St. Louis Province (pictured, forefront). Here she is creating and directing the making of life-size papier-maché figures in Chimbote, Peru.
October 8-10 marks the 150th anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. At that time, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet operated St. Joseph’s Orphan Asylum in Chicago, Illinois.