Book release party

Posted on: November 12, 2018 10:00 am
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Sr. Mary Margaret Agnes Hemmerle's book In Praise of God's Goodness: Memories of Rome was recently published. 

Join us to celebrate the publication and hear Sr. Margaret Agnes read a few excerpts from the book.

Book Release + Reading Party
Monday, November 19
6:30 p.m.
SND Provincial Center, 1601 Dixie Highway, Covington, KY 41011
Please RSVP to 859-291-2040 or 

From the book jacket:

After fifty-six years living in the Sisters of Notre Dame Motherhouse in Rome as an Adoration Sister, Mary Margaret Agnes, SND, recounts her memories. Readers learn about the traditions and sites of Italy and the history of the Church through the reigns of five popes and the Second Vatican Council. They also encounter a number of interesting sisters and visitors who spend time in the Motherhouse. The author's simple, honest style is engaging and delightful.

How to purchase:

Online: The book is for sale for $26.41 on Amazon at

At the Provincial Center: Call 859-291-2040 or email to reserve your copy for $20.00 and arrange a time to pick up from our front desk at 1601 Dixie Highway, Covington, KY 41011.  


Sr. M. Monika Niehues, Coesfeld
Date: on July 9, 2020

Liebe Schwester Margaret Agnes, könntest du mit Hilfe von Sr. M. Elke das Buch nicht deutsch übersetzen?! In guter Erinnerung an dich, ganz liebe Grüße aus Coesfeld Sr M. Monika Niehues

Jim & Gloria Feldmann
Date: on December 22, 2018

We are going over to the Heights to purchase the book. Sister was our personal guide in Rome 17 years ago. Love my step sister

Jim & Lorraine Zimmerman
Date: on November 30, 2018

Dear Sister Margaret Agnes, Congratulations on the recent publication of your book. Lorraine & I are so looking forward to reading it. We still have fond memories of our visit to Rome and spending time with you, Sister Christa Marie and the other Sisters at the Motherhouse. It was an experience we have always cherished! Wishing you a most joyous & blessed Advent & Christmas holiday season! Again, Congratulations!!

Sister Mary Kristin
Date: on November 13, 2018

Dear Sister Margaret Agnes, I wish I could be present. I loved reading your book and I know others will, too. Congratulations once again. You have done a great service to the Congregation with this treasure.

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