This Old House – Tracing the Steps from Convent to Paraclete

In 2004 when we faced the possibility that our wonderful old St. Augustine’s convent would be sold for condominiums, we realized how important buildings are in the life of children and a community.  Originally the building housed over 30 Notre Dame Nuns who taught the 1,000 students who attended school next door.  As the numbers diminished in both the school and the convent, the Nuns decided in 1996 to give the building back to the parish with the hope it would continue the education mission for which it was constructed.  Read more

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