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Jubilarians 2017

In 2017 twenty-three Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis celebrate anniversaries of their entrance into the Franciscan community. Eight of these Sisters were originally from the Cincinnati Archdiocese: 80 years – Sister Adele Zahn of St. Anthony’s, Dayton 75 years – Sister Mary Jean Sora of St. John’s,

Eighty Years Sister Bernadette Kambeitz Born and raised in Springfield, Ohio, Sister Bernadette began her years of ministry teaching chemistry, physics, and math at schools in Ohio, Michigan, and New Mexico. Schools she taught at in the Cincinnati Archdiocese are Holy Cross School, Cincinnati (1942-1946), Holy Trinity High School, Middletown

60 Years Sister Judith Mary Klei Sister Judith Mary Klei, a native Cincinnatian, celebrates 60 years as a Sister of Mercy. Sister Judy spent many of her years in the ministry of education as teacher and administrator – sixteen years in elementary education and 37 years in secondary education. After

70 Years Father Kenneth Sommer, SM Feb. 10, 1928 Birth place: Dayton, Ohio Jubilee Celebration: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017 – Dayton, Ohio Local affiliation: Born and raised in Dayton, Ohio; attended elementary school, high school and college in Dayton; taught at Chaminade High School in Dayton, Ohio; served as an

75 years Sister Rosemary Laux A native of Bryant, Indiana, Sister Rosemary (M. Columba) attended Holy Trinity parish school and Bryant High School. She entered the Congregation in 1942, joining her sister, Sister M. Agnella Laux. Sister Rosemary served in dietary in Denver, Canton, Cincinnati and Dayton and was the

70 Years Sister Shirley (Joyce Edward) Thielk, OP, was born in Detroit and graduated from St. Ambrose High School in June 1947. Later that month she entered the Adrian Dominican Congregation. She professed her first vows on December 31, 1948 and her final vows on December 31, 1953. Sister Shirley