Posts In Category

Jubilarians

A Dayton native who served as a music instructor for nearly 50 years is celebrating a significant anniversary of religious life this year. Sister Marie Julie Fecher is celebrating 80 years as an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph (Maple Mount, Ky.). She is the daughter of the late Constantine …

Local commemorations of the fourth-century martyr Saint Peter of Alexandria will take place on Nov. 25 and 26. Although his feast day in the Western tradition (on the latter date) is no longer a part of the Roman Catholic Church’s universal calendar, he remains especially beloved among Catholic and Orthodox …

By Mary Knapke The Sisters of the Precious Blood recently honored 15 Sisters who in 2020 and 2021 celebrated milestone anniversaries of entrance into the religious community: 75th Jubilarians, 2021 Sister Ruth Ann Meyer Sister Eva Roehrich Sister Laura Will 60th Jubilarians, 2021 Sister Martha Bertke Sister Jane Francis Hoffman …

Assuming that the Annunciation and the Incarnation took place around the time of the vernal equinox, Mary left Nazareth at the end of March and went over the mountains to Hebron, south of Jerusalem, to wait upon her cousin Elizabeth. Because Mary’s presence, and even more the presence of the …

A total of 33 Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati celebrated special anniversaries with the Community in 2019 with years of commitment ranging from 60 to 75 years. The women represent 2,020 total years of service in the Cincinnati Archdiocese, in dioceses throughout the United States and beyond. Diamond Jubilarians, marking …

60 Years Sister Mary Louise Averbeck, RSM (formerly Sister Mary Laetare) Sister Mary Lou grew up in St. Martin Parish in Cheviot and attended Mother of Mercy High School. Her years of ministry as a Sister if Mercy have been in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, teaching junior high students in …

60 Years Father William Beuth, C.PP.S. Fr. Beuth, a native of Springdale, Pa., entered the Society in 1946 and was ordained on May 31, 1959. Fr. Beuth has served as a missionary to Peru and Guatemala for most of his life as a priest. After his ordination, Fr. Beuth served …

75 years Sister Charlene Heidenreich Sister Charlene (M. Charles) Heidenreich grew up as a member of Holy Family and St. Mary parishes in Dayton and graduated from Precious Blood High School — the Congregation’s former school also known as Fatima Hall — in Dayton. She spent nearly four decades in …

  75 Years Sister Maureen Donovan A native of Iowa, Sister Maureen Donovan spent her active ministry years as an educator in Ohio and Michigan. She first ministered as a primary school teacher at the following Archdiocesan schools: St. Patrick, Cincinnati (1945-’50); St. Aloysius, Fayetteville (1950-’51); Resurrection, Cincinnati (1951-’55); and …

60 Years Sr. Jeanette Johnson, OSU For over 47 years Sr. Jeanette was an elementary school teacher that included St. Vivian Finneytown, St Henry in Cincinnati and St. Louis in Owensville. During those years she also taught religious education in various parish in the St. Martin Deanery area. In 1975 …