Scecina graduate's film on Sisters draws crowd back to school

By Beth Murphy, Director of Marketing Communications

“So moving and so beautiful!” is how one movie reviewer described “A Sign of The Cross” after its Scecina premiere on January 29.

 More than 130 alumni, parents and friends attended the showing of “A Sign of the Cross,” a documentary by Scecina alumnus Jeannine “Andy” (Andersen) Murphy ’60 on a snowy afternoon. Her documentary, which has been aired on the Indianapolis PBS affiliate, WFYI, tells the story of the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg. Many current sisters drove up from Oldenburg for the Scecina event.

President Joe Therber also welcomed the Sisters, remarking on their long history with Scecina. He also introduced Andy and local TV news anchor Debby Knox, the film’s narrator. 

 "The Sisters had a story never really told before,” said Debby. “I was humbled and proud to ... Read More