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Rhode Island Officials Pay Tribute to State’s Oldest Residents.

 

     Sr. Savina D’ Agostino, Franciscan Missionary of Mary is congratulated by Governor Gina Raimondo. Sr. Savina is 105      years old.Sr, Savina D’Agostino, FMM entered the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary March  15, 1931 in Holy Family Novitiate North Providence. She made her final vows September 17,  1936.  Her past ministries include sacristan, religious education, seamstress, home  visitation, and care of the sick. She spent twenty six years on the Navajo Reservation in  Arizona.  Her great love is for the Navajo People who she visited in their Hogans instructing  them in the Catholic faith and caring for the sick amongst them.  She spent thirteen years in  San Francisco and three years in St. Louis with a ministry to the elderly.  A skilled  seamstress, she conducted sewing and quilting classes for the residents.   She spent several  years as sacristan and other community services using her many gifts.  She continues to be  keen of mind and interested in community and world news.

 

 

 

   Artwork  of Sr. Joel Zarotiadou, FMM

          

 
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