The Capuchins are an international community of friars modeling themselves after St. Francis of Assisi. The brothers of the Capuchin Province of St. Joseph, headquartered in Detroit, serve in a variety of ministries including social service, schools, chaplaincy, retreat houses and parishes in Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Montana, Arizona, California, Nicaragua and Panama. Founded in 1857, the St. Joseph Province has 179 members.
The School Sisters of St. Francis are an international community who unite with others to build a just and peaceful world. Founded in 1874, the order is comprised of more than 1,000 sisters, associates, staff, donors and volunteers actively working to address the needs of the poor and marginalized in society. Its five provinces serve the U.S., Europe, Latin America and India.
Mary Catherine Schuit
Margaret Anne Puhek
Joan Cecile Bonvouloir
Dorothy Anne Jackson
Marie June Skender
Agnes Marie Steiner
Lissa Francis Anjalikkal
Sinsinawa Dominican women are called to proclaim the Gospel through the ministry of preaching and teaching in order to participate in the building of a holy and just society.
A Mass was celebrated in Queen of the Rosary Chapel at Sinsinawa Mound on Sunday, June 2.
Mary Rita Kendergan
The Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary are a community of Catholic women called to live the mission of Jesus through the core values of freedom, charity, education and justice.
A celebration will be held for five diamond jubilarians in the Mount Carmel Motherhouse Chapel, Dubuque, Iowa, on Sept. 8.
Mary Ellen Caldwell (Eugenio), born in Milwaukee, entered the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Sept. 8, 1938. She professed first vows March 19, 1941, and final vows on Aug. 15, 1946. Sr. Mary Ellen served in Iowa, Kansas, Illinois and Kumasi, Ghana.
Sisters of Mercy are women who commit their lives to serving God’s people, especially those who are sick, poor and uneducated. In the spirit of the Gospel, their mission is to help to overcome the obstacles that keep them from living full and dignified lives. A life of prayer and community animates and supports them in their mission.
Sisters of St. Francis in Tiffin, Ohio, are women drawn by an insatiable hunger for God, who desire to live according to the Gospel and to spend their lives extending the reign of God. Inspired by the lives of Sts. Francis and Clare of Assisi, they live in simplicity, hospitality and joy, celebrating God who is ever their refuge and strength. As an expression of Gospel living, the sisters publicly profess three vows, live in community, and dedicate their lives to evangelizing service.
A celebration was held in the Motherhouse Chapel in Tiffin, Ohio, on Sunday, June 9.
Peg Bishop (Jeanne Marie Bishop)
Salvatorian priests and brothers are members of the Society of the Divine Savior, a religious community founded in 1881. They partner as equals with other members of the Salvatorian family – the Congregation of the Sisters of the Divine Savior and Lay Salvatorians – and carry the Word of God all over the globe, ministering wherever there is a need. The U.S. Province is headquartered in Milwaukee; international headquarters are in Rome.
A celebration will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, during their joint assembly at Sacred Heart School of Theology, Franklin, for the men, who live and continue their ministries with residents and staff at Alexian Village, a retirement community in Milwaukee.
Br. Bertrand Hanf
Fr. Thomas Novak
Fr. Carey Lahrs
Br. John Hauensten