lost a member of its family. Sister Mary
Immaculata of the Mediatrix of All Grace, a religious of Our Lady of the
Angels Monastery in Hanceville, Alabama, passed away late Wednesday night.
She was 47 and had been living with cancer for several years.
native of Moline, Illinois, Sister
Immaculata Ryder, P.C.P.A. became a nun in 1994, first
as an extern, and then entered the cloister. Her many duties at the
monastery included serving as the portress and bell ringer.
survived by her mother and nine siblings. Sister Mary Clare said,
"Sister Immaculata was an inspiration in her life and an inspiration
in her death to all the nuns." We ask you to keep Sister Immaculata
and the nuns in your prayers.
Eternal rest grant unto her, O
Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace.
Lady Of The Angels Memorial For Sister Immaculata