July 16, 2016 9:46 am

July 13, 2016: Sister Maria Brigida Tomiko Yamano was born in 1929 in Hirado, Nagasaki (Japan). She entered Nishinomiya in 1950. She had been one of the foundresses of Nasu in 1954 and made her solemn profession in 1956. Sister was 87 years old and had been in monastic vows for 63 years when the Lord called her.