Sr. Mary Claire Strasser teaches fifth- through eighth-grade social studies at Most Holy Trinity Catholic School. She grew up in a close-knit family on a dairy farm in Nashville. The Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity (SOLT) community she belongs to was founded in 1958 as a Society of Apostolic Life and is composed of priests, brothers, sisters and laity living as disciples of Jesus through Mary.
Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Joan Pfeiffer, former resident of the sisters’ Casa Guadalupe in Mesa who was heavily involved in hospital ministry at Chandler Regional Hospital, died Feb. 19 at the age of 80.
Officials at St. Francis Cemetery and Mortuary in Phoenix cleaned up and fixed the Paolo Perazzo Vault that contains the bodies of seven extended family members. Fr. Chuck Kieffer, at left, blessed the family vault Feb. 19 in a private ceremony with five descendants in attendance.