Sisters provide warm clothing for those in need


Precious Blood Sisters in the southern and northern parts of Ohio helped make winter more comfortable for the poor and needy. In Dayton Sisters Eva Roehrich and Beverly Bodnar knitted nearly 300 caps that were given to homeless in Dayton and Cincinnati. In Findlay, Sister Mary Lou Schmersal oversees the Warm Hat Project at St. Michael Parish. That program involves more than two dozen women who have created more than 1,000 caps, scarves, mittens and headbands in the last two years. The clothing is distributed for free throughout the community to those in need.