Humility of Mary Sisters to celebrate anniversary in Ottumwa

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A major milestone will be observed in Ottumwa this weekend.  This year the Congregation of the Humility of Mary will celebrate 150 years of presence and service in the United States.

The theme “Celebrate the Legacy, Pursue the Vision: recognizes the legacy of the community’s leadership in the fields of education, health care and social services and demonstrates how these ministries have changed through the years.

The group will celebrate in Ottumwa this Saturday from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m on the campus of Indian Hills Community Collegethe site of the former motherhouse of the Congregation of the Humility of Mary congregation.  Everyone is invited to attend.

During the celebration a program will be held in St. John’s Auditorium and will include a slide presentation of the history of the Congregation of the Humility of Mary to be presented by Mike Lemberger.

Following the program refreshments will be offered in the college dining room.