Posts Tagged ‘Religious of the Virgin Mary’

Kindness helps convent face grief as 11 nuns die of coronavirus

Monday, October 11th, 2021

The Religious of the Virgin Mary (RVM) congregation said Friday that Covid-19 claimed the life of another nun at their motherhouse compound in Quezon City. Mother Maria Corazon Agda, RVM Superior General, said that 11 members of the congregation have now died of the disease. “We may have our own version of 9/11 in our Read more

Covid outbreak in Philippine convent kills nine nuns

Monday, September 27th, 2021

Nine nuns have died while several others are in critical condition after a Covid-19 outbreak last week struck down 62 sisters of the Religious of the Virgin Mary, the biggest female congregation in the Philippines. The dead nuns, aged 80 to 90, died due to a lack of vaccination, the congregation said on Sept. 23. Read more