Observing Maestra Thecla Helped Me Grow as a Pauline

I got to know Maestra Thecla during the time I was a novice and junior professed sister in the Via Antonino Pio community, Rome (1958-1964).
My earliest memories of her are of the conferences she gave us after Mass every Sunday morning in the AP conference hall–the only room big enough to hold our huge community. …