Miracle at the Motherhouse


The painting above depicts the "Ridgewood" motherhouse that once stood off route 724, near today's Berks Animal Rescue League.  

When St. Joseph paid a visit to the Bernardine Sisters one snowy winter day in the early 1900s, he brought to Reading with him a sled full of food for the near-starving nuns, and left a legacy that is recounted in Alvernia history to this day.

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