Sister Adrian: The Mother Theresa of Scranton

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Airs Thursday at 8p and Sunday at 1:30p on WVIA-TV

In a celebration of Sister Adrian Barrett’s life WVIA TV will broadcast the documentary film, “Sister Adrian: The Mother Theresa of Scranton” on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 at 8 p.m. and again on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.

The 1985 documentary film "Sister Adrian: The Mother Theresa of Scranton," is a production of Jerry Colbert in cooperation with WVIA. The film, narrated by actor Martin Sheen, follows Sister Adrian on an ambulance ride comforting a frightened 75 year old woman, into the confines of a jail cell where she counsels a 22 year old awaiting a murder sentence, rustling up turkeys to feed the poor & romping with kids at her Project Hope summer camp. The home of Project Hope was Camp St. Andrew in Tunkhannock.

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