March 20, 2018 10:08 am

March 18, 2018: Mother Maria Spes Ano was born in 1932 in Nagasaki (Japan). She entered Tenshien in 1951 and made her solemn profession in 1958. Mother Maria Spes was abbess of Tenshien from 1976 to 2000. She was 85 years old and had been in monastic vows for 63 years when the Lord called her.