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Sisters of Saint Francis celebrate 150th: Retired nun reflects on her work


The Sisters of Saint Francis are celebrating 150-years of service in Western New York.  They first came to Buffalo in December of 18

61.  They set out on a mission to serve the poor, the sick and to educate.

WBFO’S Eileen Buckley talks with Sister Ann Helene.   She had a long-career at several catholic schools and retired as principal when St. Agnes in Buffalo closed.

One of her former student’s,  Diane Liptak says she was inspired by Sr. Helene,  she pursued a teaching career and now serves as principal at Our Lady of Pompei School in Lancaster.