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