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Photograph caption dated April 24, 1961 reads "Superior General, Mother Gertrude, left, visits Mother Superior." The article partially reads "The Valley's first Catholic retreat house for women will be opened in San Fernando next July by Franciscan Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception. Mother Mary of Jesus, O.S.F., regional superior, said construction of the mission-style retreat building is nearing completion on the grounds of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Novitiate, 1519 Woodworth St., San Fernando. It is called the Poverello of Assisi Retreat and will be open to Catholic and non-Catholic women, with the first retreat tentatively scheduled for August."; See images #00128762 through #00128763 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
00128762 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d033_f35_i3 CARL0005457432 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/59688
Franciscan Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception Our Lady of Perpetual Help Novitiate Poverello of Assisi Retreat House (San Fernando, Calif) Women--California--San Fernando Franciscan sisters--California--San Fernando Nuns--California--San Fernando Nuns--Clothing--California--San Fernando Spiritual retreat centers--California--San Fernando Building sites--California--San Fernando Building construction--California--San Fernando Building materials--California--San Fernando Pointing (Gesture)--California--San Fernando Palms--California--San Fernando Trees--California--San Fernando Scaffolding San Fernando (Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs