Deaf Catholics remember Sister Elizabeth Kass
Sister Elizabeth with Fr. Matthew-Anthony Hysell Photo Supplied
Sister Elizabeth Kass is being remembered as a fearless woman who spent decades ministering to her fellow members of the deaf community, culminating in what she called the answer to her prayers – the ordination of Canada’s first deaf priest.
“For over 30 years, she made sure that the deaf community had a priest, that the three successive archbishops who served during her time here knew our needs, and tirelessly provided both catechetical and recreational activities for our community,” said Rev. Matthew-Anthony Hysell, chaplain of St. Mark’s Catholic Community of the Deaf, whose ordination