Sister Mary Francis Irvin
(1914 - 2011)
Sister Mary Francis Irvin was active/lived in South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio. Sister Mary Irvin is known for painting, teaching, engraving, stained glass.
Biography Sister Mary Francis Irvin
Following is the obituary of the artist, published online in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 18, 2013.
By Ann Rodgers / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Obituary: Mary Francis Irvin/Nun, artist, charismatic voice for Seton Hall"
In 1972, Sister Mary Francis Irvin was praying about the future of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill and its college when she heard a voice say, "The college and the community will be saved by prayer."
The art professor took the voice seriously. She became a leader in the charismatic movement as she raised money that would help build the college into Seton Hill University.
"She thought God wanted us to be joyful, so she was joyful and affirming. She had an i
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