The MotherHouse- A rare opportunity for a glimpse into the lives and home of an order of 300 Catholic women who belong to The Sisters of Charity in Leavenworth, Kansas. The warmth, joy, and caring spirituality of these women will immediately captivate the visitor and give a unique insight into what it means to become a woman of faith, and a Sister of Charity from a perspective never seen before.
This is a photographic essay allowing viewers who have never visted a Catholic order of nuns to appreciate and enjoy the quiet beauty of their MotherHouse, the adjoining University of Saint Mary, and the surrounding countryside settled in 1858.
The strength of these Sisters' mission and their enduring presence will not disappoint any who visit.
William Pelander- Books available on this site: By The Way (scenery locations in the US, New Zealand, Canada, and Europe from a unique perspective); Ups And Downs (rock and ice climbing in the US, Canada, Europe); In Your Face (selected images of faces worth a second look); A Different Chloe (a 9 year old's perspective of personal ambition); Basenji Italian Greyhound Rescue (the story of 2 dog rescues, Henry and Nell); The MotherHouse - A Journey To The Sisters Of Charity Of Leavenworth (a photodocumentary of the place called home by a Catholic order of Sisters in Kansas); and Greyson - An Italian Greyhound Rescue (the journal of an Italian Greyhound rescue's 1st year after finding his forever home.) ...