Up Close and Personal

Sr. Eileen Hennessy’s connection with the Sisters of St. Francis is very definitely a “home-based” one. The year Eileen was born, her sister, Sr. Kyran, entered our congregation. “I learned a lot about the community from letters and photos from her over the years,” Eileen explained. “On her first visit home when I was 18, I met her in person. I learned even more about the congregation and decided to join.”

Although her earliest years in the congregation were in elementary education, most of Eileen’s years in ministry have been spent in healthcare—primarily in radiology. In late 2017 she moved to Our Lady of Angels Convent. There she was asked to take over the health office. In this position she is primarily responsible for ordering and/or distributing prescription refills for the sisters who live at Our Lady of Angels Convent.  Read more