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Meet Sister Felix: The year 1903 was important to Sr. Felix Stoeger (94 years). It was the year her father moved the family to Wisconsin from New York City. She became familiar with the Sisters of St. Francis in Milwaukee. Sr. Felix chose to serve Christ as a Franciscan. Over sixty years were devoted to the apostolate of teaching. She states, "Recently, a pupil I had in 1935 came to see me. It was such a joy and a surprise...Imagine that!" Sister Felix spent fifteen years with the developmentally disabled adults at St. Coletta's. Today, she remains active -- knitting for the poor, walking, praying, reading and visiting. With clear sighted wisdom she states confi- dently, "Life has been good to me. I've enjoyed my life in the Convent. I miss my friends from St. Coletta's -- they come to see me. They are so kind and loving." Sr. Alacoque Beyer (86 years) continues to use l Palmer Method in her correspondence. For taught young children to print and write. served as a personal secretary to Cardinal of Chicago. Today, Sr. Victorine Scharenbroch (97 deep satisfaction in "talking to the retiring in 1979, Sister completed over laundry and sacristy work at the Seminary OSF institutions. 71-