September 17, 2017 5:18 pm

September 16, 2017: Sister Birgitta Fliessgarten was born in 1937 in Kirchberg (Germany). At the age of 18 she entered the Franciscan order; wishing to live a more contemplative life, she entered Donnersberg in 1988. Sister was 80 years old and had been in monastic life for 29 years when the Lord called her.