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(Cincinnati, OH) – It is with deep sadness that we share the news that our dear friend and former President of Cincinnati Right to Life, Mr. J. Patrick Conroy, passed away surrounded by his family on Saturday, May 8, 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Mary

Sister Rita Buddeke, SNDdeN October 7, 1916 – March 25, 2021 Given her 104 years of life on God’s good earth, Rita’s reputation as a survivor is well deserved. Growing up, she had ample opportunity to learn resilience. The story of Rita’s family reflects remarkable courage and strength in the

Reverend John E. Wall passed away on April 20, 2021, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born on September 13, 1931 in Cincinnati. He did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary, Cincinnati and studied theology at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West, Norwood, Ohio. He was ordained on May

ADRIAN, MICHIGAN —February 8, 2021—Sister Marie Therese Emery, formerly known as Sister Thomas More, died on Friday, February 5, 2021, at the Dominican Life Center in Adrian, Michigan. She was 97 years of age and in the 74th year of her religious profession in the Adrian Dominican Congregation. Marie Therese

Father John “Jack” E. Wessling died on Monday, February 15, 2021, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born on November 23, 1931 in Covington, Kentucky. He did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary, Cincinnati and received an M.A. in philosophy and theology at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West

Father Carl A. Birarelli died on February 12, 2021, in Sarasota, Florida. He was born on October 30, 1926, in Everett, Massachusetts. He was ordained on June 15, 1958 for the Congregation of the Missionary of St. Charles as a member of the Scalibrini Fathers by Archbishop William O’Brien, Auxiliary

Reverend Edward G. Trippel passed away on February 7, 2021 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born in Cincinnati on March 4, 1928. He did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary and studied theology at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West, Norwood, Ohio. He was ordained on May 28,

Sister Patricia Murray, SNDdeN (formerly Sister William Marie) April 10, 1926- January 9, 2021 Although Donna McGargill’s Servant Song was copyrighted long after Pat Murray’s Entrance and profession in Notre Dame, it seems to capture what was in her heart back then: “What do you want of me, Lord? /

Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Damienne Grismer enjoys a visit with MND students as part of the Adopt-A-Sister Club. (CT Photo/Walt Schaefer)
Sister Damienne Grismer, SNDdeN July 6, 1929 – January 15, 2021 “My daughter, what I ask with all my heart for you and for your sisters is a very great simplicity of heart and soul in all your behavior, the great liberty of the children of God.” (Saint Julie Billiart,

Sister Mary Jo D’Amico, SNDdeN May 26, 1931 – January 12, 2021 “You do more good by training one good teacher than by looking after a hundred boarders.” (Saint Julie Billiart, p. 67, To Heaven on Foot) Mary Josephine D’Amico was the oldest child and only daughter in a close-knit