We made a visit to the Sisters of St. Benedict over the weekend who shared with us, the philanthropic work that the late Florence Henderson did for the Sisters of St. Benedict.
82-year old Florence Henderson was born in Dale who played Carol Brady on “The Brady Bunch” show and died in Los Angeles last week. She was a native of Spencer County who went to grade school at the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand.
Sister Rose Mary Rexing,OSB from the Sisters of St. Benedict shares with us her experience with personally knowing Florence Henderson.
Back in 2001 Henderson made a visit to the Sisters of St. Benedict based upon the letter that Sister Rose Mary wrote addressed to Henderson in hopes to reach her. Sister Rose Mary describes Henderson as a woman of gratitude.
Henderson and the Sisters of St. Benedict sing in a video produced by Dan Brumett, MDH Productions titled “Ordinary Miracles”. To see the video navigate to our 18WJTS Facebook page to view a shared link from the Sisters of St. Benedict.