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Sister Charmaine Grilliot, 88, died peacefully Nov. 15 under the care of Hospice of Dayton. Born in 1932 in Dayton, she entered the Sisters of the Precious Blood, Dayton, OH, August 15, 1948. For 72 years, she faithfully served God and His people, and her religious congregation. Private services will

by Kary Ellen Berger The Food for the Journey Project (FJP), based in Dayton, is now aiding neighbors in need right in their own backyards thanks to a new mobile kitchen. “Food for the Journey Project is a community kitchen and a mobile response to hunger,” said Chuck Wourms, executive

CNA Staff, Nov 4, 2020 / 05:57 pm MT (CNA).- Due to pressure from the Chinese government, eight Catholic nuns have reportedly been forced to leave their convent in the northern province of Shanxi. Their current whereabouts have not been reported. “Officials declared us ‘dangerous persons’ and repeatedly harassed us,”

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