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Franciscan Federation honors Sister Donna Zetah

Sisters Donna and Bea Eichten
In July Sister Donna Zetah, a Franciscan Sister of Little Falls, was recognized as a 2014 Peace Honoree at the annual Franciscan Federation conference. Sister Donna studied to become a registered nurse so that she could serve those in need, which turned into a life-long ministry. After serving in various hospitals, she went to Peru in 1968 to work as a nurse. When she returned 10 years later, she worked with the Midwest Migrant Health to bring health care and health education to Spanish-speaking migrant workers in nearly 30 locations in the United States and in Honduras and Guatemala. Now, at age 85, she serves the Hispanic population in the Little Falls area, offering translation and advocacy services. She also visits people in their homes, in hospitals or nursing homes—wherever there may be need.












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Tuesday, Aug 12, 201410:21 am
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Sister Donna is such a warm-hearted person. She is a true follower of St. Francis. I am so happy she was recognized as such.

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