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Although Ardis Weseman was born and baptized in Wisconsin, she lived most of her childhood in Chicago, Illinois. There she attended public school for seven years and finished her elementary education at St. Genevieve Parish School. Ardis was confirmed at St. Genevieve Parish in 1943. With other young women from

Sister Anne Cecilia took to Ancestry.com like a duck to water. Small wonder! Her life was well grounded in a wide network of well cultivated roots. Take, for example, her affection for the town of her birth, Washington, DC. She delighted in calling it by its playful nickname, Swampoodle, and was

Sarah Joyce was just 18 when she left her “father’s house” for the “new land” of Notre Dame at Ilchester, MD. As we’ve just seen, she “never planned beyond ‘entering.’” She counted on the God of Abraham (and, let’s not forget, the God of Sarah, as well) to show her

Ruth Ellen once wrote, “I was blessed in life with very good women and men to love – my parents, family and friends, and the Sisters of Notre Dame.” Ruth Ellen was the youngest of four children born to her German Catholic father and Irish Catholic mother in the small

CNA Staff, Jun 5, 2020 / 09:21 am MT (CNA).- Just days after submitting his resignation as bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown, Ohio, due to a recurrence of leukemia, Bishop George Murry, S.J., has died, the diocese announced Friday. Murry died on the morning of June 5 at Memorial

CNA Staff, May 20, 2020 / 07:30 am MT (CNA).- Fr. Adolfo Nicolás, the 30th superior general of the Society of Jesus, died Wednesday in Tokyo, Japan, at the age of 84. The Spanish priest led the Jesuits, the world’s largest men’s religious order, from 2008 to 2016. In a

Sister Verlina (M. Benet) Mescher, 85, died peacefully on May 17 at Hospice of Dayton. She was born February 1935 in Maria Stein, OH, and entered the Sisters of the Precious Blood Dayton, OH August 30, 1951. For 69 years she faithfully served God and His people. Private services will

ADRIAN, MICHIGAN—March 23, 2020—Sister Barbara Gass, formerly known as Sister Gerald Cecelia Gass, died Monday, March 23, 2020, at the Dominican Life Center in Adrian, Michigan. She was 93 years of age and in the 75th year of her religious profession in the Adrian Dominican Congregation. Sister Barbara was born

DELHI TOWNSHIP, OHIO – Feb. 18, 2020 – Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Helen Margaret Cullen died Feb. 12, 2020, at the age of 93 in Mother Margaret Hall, the nursing facility of the Sisters of Charity. Sister Helen Margaret was born Honora Cullen on July 8, 1926, to Walter

Father Bruno Kremp, OFM, died very peacefully January 25. He was 82 years old. Funeral arrangements: Saturday, February 1, 2020  at St. Clement Church 4536 Vine Street, St. Bernard, OH 45217 9:30 am – Reception of the body 11:00 am – Mass of Christian Burial Internment will take place following