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Pilgrimage to see Sr. Wilhelmina Remains

The following is care of Pat Slattery, father of parishioner Colleen Beatty

God has given America’s Heartland a supernatural sign to aid us in seeing and

believing in His presence. The exhumed incorrupt remains of Sister Wilhelmina

Lancaster discovered in May, at the Benedictine Sisters of Mary, Queen of Apostles

convent she founded in rural Gower, Missouri is much in the news. I’ve read much

about it on the internet and have not found anything that disclaims the authenticity of

her incorruptibility.

Here are the details on the planned journey to go and see the miraculous for ourselves.

Monday, July 31...

Depart at 8 a.m. from the parking lot of St. Peter s Parish parking lot Middle Ridge (20miles east of La Crosse along Hwy 33)

Picking up... along the way at Rochester and Austin. 7

Mid-morning ...

stop and tour Spam Museum in Austin.

Complimentary Spam and champagne luncheon to follow.

Late afternoon...

arriving in the Kansas City area.

Our priest chaplain, Father Joe Redfern to celebrate Mass.

Motel overnight accommodations.

Expedition to a KC ribs restaurant for those so inclined.

Tuesday, Aug. 1... Up early to go to Gower. Bring a lawn chair. lines can be long to see Sister Wilhelmina. Dress to bear Missouri high summer heat.

Mass 11 am... we anticipate being in the pews.

The Sisters are renowned for singing like angels.

Departing early afternoon, we should get back home by 10 p.m.

Being Wisconsinites, we intend to send a dairy delegation to the convent barn and talk

cows with a Sister Dairy Maid. We plan to bring along a goodly donation of cheese and

butter. You are invited to join in on the contribution.

Cost of this two-day motor coach trip is $239 which includes lodging and spam.

We will need 40 or more signed up to make this fly. Spread the word! Let’s make this

happen to give glory and honor to God.

With you in the Spirit,

Pat Slattery

Phone: (608) 452-4605


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