WTN has 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. 

A 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. Sister Mary Immaculata of the Mediatrix of All Grace She is 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.


Our Lady Of The Angels Memorial For Sister Immaculata