Last year, Sister Pat Dieringer and Father Bill O’Donnell left from Dayton to visit Sister Daria Mushi in Tanzania, Africa. Sister Daria, a native of Tanzania, lived with the Sisters of the Precious Blood while studying at the University of Dayton to become a doctor.
Left, a grant from the Maria Anna Brunner fund enabled the Precious Blood parish in Itigi, Singida to purchase sewing machines and tailoring materials to start the St. Gaspar Tailoring School; middle, Sister Daria, Father Bill and Sister Pat after Mass at the Missionaries of the Precious Blood at St. Gaspar Hotel; right, Sister Pat, Our Lady of Kilimanjaro Sister Urban Lyimo, Father Bill and Sister Daria stand in front of the St. Joseph Hospital, where Sister Daria works and lives with 24 Sisters. The hospital is run by Our Lady of Kilimanjaro Sisters. Contributed photos