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Sr. Marie Rose Kotz: Aug. 30, 1924-April, 12, 2014

Sr. Marie Rose of the Immaculate Heart of Mary – Rosalia Kotz, 89, died on April 12 in the 73rd year of her religious life, at Our Lady of Loreto Convent (Holy Family Manor), Pittsburgh, PA. The wake service will be held at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, April 15 at Holy Family Manor Chapel, 301 Bellevue …Read More

April 10: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, It is hard to believe we are reaching the end of Lent. Sunday’s readings speak about death and rising. We are getting ready for Holy Week. Although those themes are most appropriate for reflection, I want to share something else with you. I had the wonderful privilege of doing a Busy Student Retreat …Read More

Encountering our Earth

New issue of the Peace and Justice newsletter can be found here. …Read More

April 3: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, You may be familiar with the saying that ‘God created us in His image and likeness and we returned the compliment.’ If you look around today you can see that we have created God in own image and likeness. God does not see as we do. We may look at status, power and …Read More

Five Texas families inducted into Association

The Association of the Holy Family recently inducted five families into the ranks of the Texas associates following a Sunday Mass at Jesus the Good Shepherd Convent, Grand Prairie. Sr. Virginia Rozich, Province liaison to the Association, noted, “It was a wonderful celebration of family. The families and sisters enjoyed a meal and wonderful conversation while …Read More

March 26: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, Can you imagine a world where NO ONE complains! I bet Moses would have packed his bags and said Shalom my friends, I’m off to another place. We see from the beginning of time that complaining is part of the fiber of our human nature. So what can we do about it? Today …Read More

Transitioning into retirement

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Our sisters are quoted

Srs. Michele Vincent Fisher, provincial councilor, and Theresita Donach, national vocation director, are quoted in this story in the Rockford (IL) Observer about a recent vocation conference in St. Charles, IL. Click here for the article. …Read More

March 20: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, We are coming off a week of celebrating National Catholic Sisters Week and I hope that you had the opportunity to see many of the positive stories written by and about our Women Religious. There were many inspiring stories written by women of deep faith. These stories of how each of us is …Read More

Sr. John Paul professes first vows

Sr. John Paul’s Bissonette made her first vows on Saturday, March 15. Photos by Srs. Gabriela Duszynska and Angela Szczawinska …Read More