Franciscan Sister’s Christmas Village on Display

Sister JulieAnn Sheahan

December 26, 2015

Borrowed from the Manitowoc Historical Society this Christmas is Franciscan Sister Martina Van Ryzan’s plastic-canvas, Christmas Village. Franciscan Sister Martina Christmas village 5The multi-piece collection is on display in one of the first floor visiting areas at our Motherhouse.  Franciscan Sister Martina Christmas Village3

Before the little town was gifted to the historical society, Sister Martina’s handiwork once decorated Silver Lake College of the Holy Family library.Franciscan Sister Martina Christmas Village4

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