Sister Mary Ellen works a miracle! Cardinals win World Series!!

Sister with Zack

Sister with grief-stricken Cub fan

My aunt, Sister Mary Ellen Sloan, was a health care pioneer, a wonderful human being and a rabid, lifelong St. Louis Cardinals fan. She died last month in St. Louis at 84, just as her beloved Cardinals were starting their improbable run to the title.

And how did the Cards do it? By repeatedly coming from behind, including being down

Sister Mary Ellen Sloan (right), 1951

to their last strike–twice!!–in Game 6 last night. Divine intervention? Nah…just Sister working the angles from on high.

Congratulations, Sister! We all miss you!

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