Sr. Maria Przyborowska (1923 – 2016)

APRIL 5, 1923 – SEPT. 19, 2016 As a child, Mary Przyborowska watched the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth with curiosity from her aunt and uncle’s backyard in Brooklyn. The Sisters’ backyard was adjacent to her family’s yard. “I needed to be seen by an eye...

Sept. 22: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, In case you didn’t know it God has a plan for you and it is a plan for your good. Sometimes things happen in our lives and we don’t know why until much later when we look back and see how the plan is being fulfilled. During this past week I have the...

Come, See, Discern

On Saturday, September 24, Sister Josephine Garrett will profess her temporary vows for the second time during the Come and See Day and Discernment Weekend at the Nazareth Retreat Center in Grand Prairie, Texas. The Come and See Day is for young women, 14 – 18 years...

Sr. Maria Przyborowska: April 5, 1923 – Sept. 19, 2016

Sr. Maria of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Maria Przyborowska), 93, died Sept. 19 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Convent, Monroe, CT, in 76th year of her religious life. The wake will take place from 3-5 PM on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary...

Sr. Paula Rzentkowski (1921-2016)

March 17, 1921 – August 14, 2016 Sister Paula Rzentkowski, a nurse for over four decades who served in Chicago’s St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital; Holy Family Hospital in Des Plaines, Illinois; St. Joseph’s Hospital in Clayton, New Mexico; and, Holy Family Manor in...

Sept. 15: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, On a recent drive to an appointment I was noticing some of the billboards that I was passing. One of my favorites is the cows painting a sign that says ‘eat more chicken’ (clever) and one I really distain is one advertising about getting out of paying a...

Sept. 8: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, Travel offers opportunities to listen to many people and their ideas about a variety of topics. As I travel around our convents I tend to listen to what is important in their lives and those with whom they minister to and with. Sometimes you just have to...