Talking about Prima Maestra…

I am a Daughter of St. Paul but not a sister of the “first hour,” like many of the FSPs who lived in direct contact with Maestra Thecla. I consider myself to be part of the “second half” of our 100-year history, grateful to have known Prima Maestra personally, even though this knowledge derived from her occasional visits and long-distance presence. I got to know her during the last 8 years of her life, starting in 1956, when I was transferred from Alba to Rome to continue my aspirancy there. I was a member of our FSP community in Via Antonino Pio, Rome for almost my entire formation period. …