On the May 5th, 2016 episode of The View, The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary visited the show. They are one of only three orders of black nuns in the United States and recently celebrated the 100th anniversary. One of the sister's, Sister Gertrude Lily Ihenacho, is well known in the community for her resemblance to The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg.
Whoopi comes face to face with Sister Gertrude in surprising an emotional meeting. The View co-hosts also present a check from Retail Me Not for ten thousand dollars and a brand new car from Toyota to The Franciscan Handmaids to allow them to keep helping those in need. For more information visit the Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary visist http://www.passionforsocialjustice.com/.
Whoopi and Sister Gertrude Lily Meet
Whoopi Has Another Surprise for the Franciscan Handmaids