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Dominican Sisters Of Hope Among Those Soaking Up Pope Francis' NYC Visit

Thursday evening just before a Vespers service as thousands of people -- including four nuns from the Mariandale Convent -- take personal photos of Pope Francis as he proceeds into St. Patrick's Cathedral. Photo Credit: Contributed/Sister Barbara Anderson
Seated in Row 88 at St. Patrick's Cathedral on Thursday are Dominican Sisters of Hope, from left, Bette Ann Jaster, Barbara Anderson and Anne Marie Bucher. Photo Credit: Contributed/Mariandale Convent
Mariandale Sister Bette Ann Jaster and Sister Mary Headley, also from the Ossining convent, on their way to St. Patrick's Cathedral Photo Credit: Contributed/Sister Barbara Johnson
A ticket to Pope Francis' service at St. Patrick's Cathedral on Thursday. The Holy Father led a Mass on Friday in Madison Square Garden, where about 23,000 people were lucky enough to get tickets. Photo Credit: Contributed/Sister Barbara Johnson

MANHATTAN, N.Y. -- Seven nuns from Ossining's Mariandale reported having a wonderful time Thursday evening and Friday while attending Holy services celebrated with Pope Francis.

Mary Headley, Bette Ann Jasper, Anne Marie Bucher and Barbara Anderson attended Vespers on Thursday, seated in the 88th row at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

Three Dominican Sisters of Hope -- Patricia Jelly, Pat Flynn and Sharon Yount -- were among the lucky 23,000 people with tickets to attend a Mass led by Pope Francis at Madison Square Garden on Friday night.

More about the Mariandale sisters was reported here by Daily Voice.

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