University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Mary Helen Ward Dr



Elizabeth Corona

Mary Helen Ward was raised in Linwood, PA which is within a stone throw distance to both Delaware and New Jersey along the Delaware River. She attended Holy Saviour grammar school, Notre Dame High School, Chestnut Hill College, University of Scranton and Immaculate College – all fine Catholic Schools. She does admit to having attended one nonCatholic school, Temple University in Philadelphia, which at least sounds religious by calling itself “Temple.”

She entered the order of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Philadelphia one week after her 18th birthday. After learning how to eat (in the tradition of 17th century France,) pray (it was a convent after all) and love (God and others), she left the convent three months before her 30th birthday. This is her story of those memorable, funny, poignant, interesting and challenging years.


Scheduled events:
Indie Author Pavilion - Adult Nonfiction
Indie Author Pavilion - Adult Nonfiction (Seats 10)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Authors: Chuck Alianza, David Jacobson, Joshua Simon, Barb Tonn, Mary Helen Ward, Barbara Strelke, Michael Herrick, Sharleen Daugherty, Shawanda Randolph, Ted Schredd

Book:
Nun Fun
Humor / Comedy
Create Space Press
November 2015
ISBN 9781515124689
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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