The “Young Ladies Institute,” a Catholic Women’s auxiliary for St. Sebastian’s Church selected Frances as their “Woman of the Year” for 2006. There was a Catholic Mass and reception in celebration on October 21, 2006.
I wish to congratulate you as the 2006 “Woman of the Year” for St. Sebastian Church in Sebastopol. I greatly appreciate your dedication and self sacrifice to your family, your parish, your community and your church. You have used the many gifts and talents that God has blessed you with for the good of all. May God continue to bless you in your work.
Assuring you of my appreciation and prayers, I am
Your Brother and Servant in the Lord
Most Reverend Daniel F. Walsh
Bishop of Santa Rosa
Santa Rosa Diocesan Council of Catholic Women
WOMAN OF THE YEAR
St. Sebastian Young Ladies Institute #116 Sebastopol, CA
In recognition of your exemplary gifts, talents and works serving others in your family, parish, church and community.
October 21, 2006
Signed by Bishop of Santa Rosa and President of the Diocesan Council