On September 8, 2014, the Sisters of Charity gathered at the Convent of Mary the Queen to honor Sisters celebrating their 50th, 60th, 65th, 70th, 75th, and 80th Jubilees.
Sister Betty Kolb, administrator of the Convent of Mary the Queen, welcomed all Jubilarians as well as visiting and resident sisters and all guests to the annual Mass.
Leading the entrance procession was Sr. Eileen McGrory, who was celebrating 60 years, and candle bearers Srs. Suzanne Wallin and Kathleen Byrnes, both celebrating 50 years. The Mass was presided by Father Joseph Reynolds. Other Jubilarians participating in the liturgy were Srs. Yolanda, Anne O’Connell, Ann Marie Lagan, and Robert Marie Fimbel, all celebrating 60 years.
At the end of the Mass Sr. Jane Iannucelli read the names of all the Sisters being celebrated as some helpers delivered a yellow rose to each one. During the luncheon that followed, the Sisters recognized the work of all the staff who helped prepare the special luncheon and celebration for the day.
Celebrating 50 Years
Sr. Kathleen ByrnesSr. Carol De AngeloSr. Carol FinneganSr. Vivienne JoyceSr. Carol FinneganSr. Suzanne Wallin
Celebrating 60 Years
Sr. Marion Mercedes Bishop Sr. Yolanda BonitchSr. Margaret Brick Sr. Theresa CapriaSr. Gloria DeArteaga Sr. Robert Marie FimbelSr. Ann Marie Lagan Sr. Eileen McGrorySr. Anne O’Connell Sr. Mary Elizabeth Phelan
Celebrating 65 Years
Sr. Joan Burbage Sr. Mary Eucharia CarriganSr. Mary Regina Caulfield Sr. Bernadette Marie Del FrateSr. Mary Theresa Fowler Sr. Agnes Regina HughesSr. Rita McIvor Sr. Cecilia M. ReevesSr. Mary Christine Rogers Sr. Mary Lou Steele
Celebrating 70 Years
Sr. Eileen A. Grubert Sr. Marion HuntSr. Miriam Roberta Kiernan Sr. Catherine McGlynnSr. Rita Meaney Sr. Helen MurphySr. Grace Anne Troisi
Celebrating 75 Years
Sr. Anne Rita Cullen Sr. Frances A. Devine
Celebrating 80 Years
Sr. Mary Jude Watson