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Sister Francis Marie Thrailkill died peacefully at Our Lady of Wisdom Healthcare Center in New Orleans, LA on October 2, 2020. The daughter of Franklin and Mary Myrtle Huggins Thrailkill, she was born Barbara Ann Thrailkill on September 21, 1937 in San Antonio, TX. She was preceded in death by

by Rebecca Sontag “We knew we wanted our part of the celebration to be a day of service,” said Sister Rita Sturwold, SNDdeN. And nothing could be a more fitting contribution from these women and men religious to the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s bicentennial celebrations. When the first orders of sisters

by Eileen Connelly, OSU There is much joy and a certain sense of peace that accompany following God’s will for us. This was how Karen Izor felt as she prepared to enter the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist on Aug. 22, along with 17 other young women

Bulach, Sister Ritamary, 77, died peacefully on Sept. 8 at MVH after a short illness. She was born Dec. 1942 near Oxford, Ohio, and entered the Sisters of the Precious Blood Dayton, Ohio, January 1, 1961. For 59 years, she faithfully served God and His people. Private services will be

CNA Staff, Aug 26, 2020 / 08:22 pm MT (CNA).- Sr. Deirdre “Dede” Byrne, POSC, was among the speakers at the 2020 Republican National Convention. Now a Catholic religious sister, Byrne previously served as a surgeon, retired army officer, and missionary. The full text of her speech, delivered August 26,

CNA Staff, Aug 24, 2020 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- A surgeon, retired army officer, missionary, and Catholic religious sister is among the featured speakers at this week’s Republican National Convention. The convention, which takes place over four days this week, will officially nominate President Donald Trump for reelection. Sr.

Sr. Helen Louise Bartlett, CDP died peacefully at Holy Family Home on August 14, 2020. She was a professed member of the Congregation of Divine Providence for 70 years. Born in Newport, Kentucky in 1931 to Louis and Helen Bartlett, she made her first profession of vows in 1950 and

Delhi Township, Ohio – Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Tracy Kemme professed perpetual vows during a Communion service on Saturday, July 25, 2020 in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception at the Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse (Delhi Township). Due to the current precautions, a small group was present with Sister

Sister Frances Mary of the Sacred Heart Schoenung, SNDdeN June 22, 1930 – February 8, 2020 Sister Frances Mary was born Marguerite Rose Schoenung. She and her twin sister were the fourth and fifth children and eldest daughters of what would grow to be a household of 12 children, two loving

Ancestors of Joyce Hoben moved from Maryland to Kentucky in the 1790s and early 1800’s. There, they put down deep roots and helped build up the Catholic faith. Both of Joyce’s parents were well educated and skilled in music and literature. Joyce was the youngest of the Hoben’s seven children,