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August 29, 2016
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Mission Trumps Revenue for Catholic Sisters in Mo.

Lisa Johnston, ©St. Louis Review

The harvest from the Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help includes dozens of varieties of organic heirloom plants that the sisters donate to soup kitchens or sell in markets.

For years, the Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, a congregation of Catholic sisters, organized an annual fundraising dinner and auction, with guests bidding on baskets of donated items.

No one worried much about the content of those...

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