A Boston-based order of Anglican nuns says it has learned that three of its nuns survived the massive earthquake in Port-au-Prince.
“We have heard that they have been sighted,” said Sister Carolyn Darr, mother superior of the Sisters of St. Margaret. “We have not heard where they are.”
“We know they’re alive, that’s all we know,” Sister Darr said.
The convent they lived in on the grounds of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Port-au-Prince has been destroyed, along with the cathedral itself and a school also on the grounds, Darr said.
The sisters run a home for the elderly. There has been no word yet on its residents.
The sisters established their convent in Port-au-Prince in 1927.
“We’re just worried,” Sister Kristina Nordhaus said. “We really would feel much better if we could actually hear their voices.”
“We’re just waiting, as so many people are,” Sister Darr said.
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