Joan Sauro, a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet, publishes widely in the Catholic press. "We were called Sister" (U.S. Catholic) was awarded first place for Best Essay 2014 by the CPA. Guest VoicesNewsOct 26, 2017Requiem for a closing churchThe Field Hospital: Our church's closing was announced in April by way of the church bulletin. A pall came over the congregation. After the final blessing, the pastor said he was sorry.