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Sr. Louise Jurewicz: March 7, 1914-April 15, 2015

Sr. Louise of Child Jesus (Louise Jurewicz), 101, died on April 15 in the 84th year of her religious life, at Jesus of Nazareth Convent (Mount Nazareth) in Philadelphia, PA. The wake service for Sr. Louise will be held on at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, April.… Continue Reading

April 16: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, Alleluia “the Lord is Risen and we have seen Him” Last week and this week I have truly seen the Lord. The wonderful group of High School Students from Mount Saint Joseph Academy spent their Easter Week doing service projects here with us and have returned home leaving us with fond memories and lots of hope.… Continue Reading

Sr. Benedicta Nowakowska: Jan. 1, 1927-April 15, 2015

Sr. Benedicta of Our Lady of the Precious Blood (Eleanore Nowakowska), 88, died April 15, 2015 at Jesus, Mary, Joseph Convent (Nazarethville), Des Plaines, IL, in the 68th year of her religious life. The wake for Sr. Benedicta will be held at 5:15 PM on Monday, April 20 at the Provincialate Chapel, 310 N.… Continue Reading

Students ‘Spring into Service’ with the CSFNs

Students, teachers from Mount Saint Joseph Academy in Philadelphia spend spring break with the CSFNs During Easter Week, April 6-10, 10 high school girls and two teachers from Mount Saint Joseph Academy in Philadelphia spent their spring break with the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth.… Continue Reading

Journey to Easter across the Province

From Fort Worth to Jerusalem The Triduum and Easter are the most sacred days on the Christian calendar, and here we share with you some of the ways the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth kept watch with the Church worldwide. … Continue Reading

Serving with Sisters

We invite young adults (18-40) to celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life by Serving with the Sisters in the Kensington Area of Philadelphia. The service day on Sunday, May 3 is sponsored by various congregations of religious sisters in the Philadelphia area. … Continue Reading

Profile: Sr. Charlotte Niemczyk

Sr. Charlotte Experiences Something New in Retirement By Sr. Clare Marie Butt Sitting at the reception desk at Mount Nazareth in Philadelphia, Sr. Charlotte Niemczyk is the picture of contentment. “I have never felt God’s presence like I feel it in this house,” she says.… Continue Reading

April 9: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, Alleluia, Christ is truly Risen! My meditation on Easter Morning (from Not By Bread Alone-Jay Cormier) started out like this…“Easter begins in the dark. Always… in the dark of night, in the dark earth and in the ashes. But Easter moves beyond those states.… Continue Reading

Sr. Lydia Sekowski: Sept. 11, 1917 – April 4, 2015

Sr. Lydia of Christ the King – Christine Sekowski, 97, died on April 3 in the 80th 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 Monday, April 6 at Holy Family Manor Chapel, 301 Nazareth Way, Pittsburgh, PA, 15229.… Continue Reading

Sr. Gertrude Marie Wisniewska (1912-2015)

Oct. 27, 1912—March 25, 2015 Long-time teacher Sr. Gertrude Marie Wisniewska, 102, died on March 25, the Feast of the Annunciation.  In 2013, Sr. Gertrude Marie celebrated her 85th jubilee as a Sister of the Holy Family of Nazareth. A Chicago native, Gertrude Wisniewska  graduated from St.… Continue Reading