Kidnapped nun 'filled with gratitude' following her safe release in Africa

During nearly five months of captivity in Burkina Faso, Marianite Sr. Suellen Tennyson wondered aloud where God was hiding in the midst of her isolation and loneliness.

Marianite sister freed after five months of captivity in Burkina Faso

Marianite Sr. Suellen Tennyson, who was kidnapped from the convent of her educational and medical mission in Yalgo, Burkina Faso, in early April, has been found alive and is safe after nearly five months of captivity.

Marianite of Holy Cross sister kidnapped in Burkina Faso

Sr. Suellen Tennyson, 83, was kidnapped from the convent at Holy Family Parish in Yalgo, Burkina Faso, because she's American, the congregational leader for the community said.

Laypeople join New Orleans sisters in 'ministry of presence' for terminally ill

There are nine Sisters Servants of Mary in New Orleans, but the demands for their service far exceed their ability to care for all of those who request their presence.