Sparkill Dominican Honored
in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS, MO. -April 23, 2007--
Sister Paulette Patritti, O.P. received
the prestigious Clare of Assisi, Spiritual Guide Award from the Archdiocese
of Saint Louis Human Rights Office. Her award is given to the
person who “has strong faith that has been learned through
the days and years of opening her heart and hands to God. She
guides others in prayer and accompanies others along their faith
journeys.” For the past ten years, the Archdiocesan
Committee on Women in the Church has honored nominees in twelve different
categories whose outstanding apostolic service is worthy of recognition.
Archbishop Raymond Burke conferred the awards at the Cathedral Basilica
of Saint Louis on Saturday, March 3 during a prayer service honoring
all the award recipients as well as all who were nominated.
Sister Paulette is the Executive Director of the Marianist Retreat
and Conference Center in Eureka, Missouri just outside of Saint Louis
and continues to serve as spiritual director and retreat presenter.