Sister Stephanie Baliga, 27, and "Team OLA" ran the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Oct. 11, raising almost $70,000 for the Mission of Our Lady of the Angels.
Father Bob Lombardo thanks Franciscan Sister Stephanie Baliga, 27, for her organizing "Team OLA" for the Bank of America Chicago event. The marathon team and their families gathered for a pre-race dinner on Oct. 10 Our Lady of the Angels church hall. Baliga, a Franciscan of the Eucharist of Chicago, ran in her fifth Bank of America Chicago Marathon Oct. 11 to raise almost $70,000 along with the other "TEAM OLA" members for the mission.
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