Sister M. Isolina Ferré, M.S.B.T.
1914 - 2000
Roman Catholic nun and community activist
Born: Ponce, Puerto Rico

Born into a wealthy family, Sister Isolina Ferré turned from a life of privilege to one of religious and social service as a Missionary Servant of the Most Blessed Trinity. During her 65 years of missionary work with the urban and rural poor of the United States and Puerto Rico, she started schools, clinics, and counseling centers and even negotiated peace between rival New York City youth gangs. She received the United States Medal of Freedom from President William Jefferson Clinton in 1999.







 
 
 
 
Sister M. Isolina Ferré

Photo: Courtesy of Centros Sor Isolina Ferré

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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