by Sister Mary Kabat
published Spring 2014
Praise be You, my Lord, for good friends and benefactors, Evaleen and Joseph Neufeld, who blessed the Community during their lives and remembered us in their estate planning. Joseph died in 2004 and his wife Evaleen died in 2011. It was the estate gift received from Evaleen that has taken the installation of a 112-kilowatt solar photovoltaic system in the field adjacent to the Motherhouse grounds from a dream to a reality.
The generous gift arrived as the Sisters wondered how they could afford to take the next step in lessening their use of fossil fuel and pursue a climate-friendly energy source. On completion, the system will be gratefully dedicated in Evaleen and Joseph's memory.
The Sisters thank all who have sent donations in support of this part of the project. All donors will be recognized at the site. Donations continue to be gratefully received.
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