Prayer service supports Sisters on 9 state tour

A Prayer Service to support Sisters as they begin their nine state tour was held on June 17, 2012 at Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Des Moines. Dozens of Iowa United Methodists were present to pray for the encourage the Nuns who embarked on a mission to meet the needs of poor and vulnerable people and advocate for fair federal budgets.

Sister Simone and Rev. Diane McClanahan






Sister Simone and Rev. Denny Coon


Sisters and Casey Schoeneberger, press liaison












Sister Elaine Hagedorn


Jeanne-Marie Schwendinger






Fr. Amadeo


Jacket gifted from The Daily Show with "Sista Simone" on the front and "Bad Habitz" on the back.






Sister Marge Clark










Sister Jeanie Hagedorn




Fr. Michael Amadeo, Pastor of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church




Sisters pray before the service begins


United Methodists at the prayer service


Sister Simone Campbell, Network Executive Director






Fr. Amadeo




Signs in support of Sisters






Sister Marge Clark, Network Lobbyist


Holy Trinity sanctuary