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Requiem at the Refuge

A Sister Mary Helen Mystery

Sister Mary Helen Mysteries

Sister Carol Anne O'Marie

Minotaur Books

Sister Mary Helen is dismayed when, after the unexpected death of Sister Cecilia, the president of Mount St. Francis College, Sister Patricia is appointed the post. Sister Mary Helen is not in the new president's best graces and feels she surely will be asked to retire. But the chance to volunteer at a drop-in center for abused women and serve on the board quite revives Sister Mary Helen's flagging spirits -- until a young woman who frequents the center is murdered.

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REQUIEM AT THE REFUGE (Chapter One)Saturday, August 15

Feast of the Assumption of Mary

When Sister Cecilia, president of Mount St. Francis College, missed morning Mass, Sister Therese was very concerned. Once Father Adams had left the altar, Therese, who preferred her name pronounced “trays,” turned to face the handful of nuns who still remained in the pews.

“She never misses morning Mass,” Therese’s whisper reverberated through the chapel. “Especially on a Holy Day of Obligation.”

“It’s not a Holy Day if it falls on Saturday

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  • Sister Carol Anne O'Marie

  • SISTER CAROL ANNE O'MARIE has been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for the past fifty years. She ministers to homeless women at a daytime drop-in center in downtown Oakland, California, which she co-founded in 1990. She has written ten novels featuring Sister Mary Helen.
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Requiem at the Refuge

A Sister Mary Helen Mystery

Sister Mary Helen Mysteries

Sister Carol Anne O'Marie

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