They came in 1923 to Stockholm, Saskatchewan and have served in various capacities in the Regina Archdiocese since, but with the death of Sister Anastasia Young the Saskatchewan presence of the Sisters of Social Service, sss, is over.
“It’s a sadness yet a joy,” said sss Director General Sister Jeanine Scarfone “It’s sad because we are leaving but a joy because we have made our presence felt.” She referred to the number of people who have come to help the Sisters sell off everything. “The joy that I have is in the number of people we have touched who have come to help us divest of things here.” She was joined by Sisters Elaine Arsenault, and Kathleen Kelly who came from Ontario to help out. “We’ve sold almost everything,” said Arsenault. “I’m lucky to have a bed to sleep in,” she said. All three Sisters were involved in the yard/garage sale along with dozens of volunteers who came over the four day sale in June. The sale was in two locations; the yard and garage and the...Read More