It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Sister Sylvia Post. Sister Sylvia died peacefully on Monday, November 5, 2018 at our Lady of Angels (OLA) Retirement Home in Joliet, IL. Our Prayers and Sympathy to her family and friends and to her classmates: Sisters Janet Rieden, Faith Szambelanczyk, Brigid Jacobs, Teresa […]
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During the month of August, Sister Irene Yosick (left) and Sister Kay Uchman were welcomed back to Joliet and to Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home. Sister Irene Yosick was living in Shelby, Ohio, ministering in Elder Care, while Sister Kay Uchman had been living in Scottsdale, Arizona. We are happy both Sisters Irene and […]
Sister Jeanette Willenborg entered eternal life on June 23, 2018. Her prayer service and Mass were held at Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home on Saturday, June 30, 2018. Burial will take place at a future date. Sister Jeanette was born on November 24, 1948 to Shirley (Bushue) and Virgil Willenborg. She entered the Joliet […]
Sister Loretta Wagner, affectionately known as Sister Mim, entered eternal life on June 9, 2018. Her wake and funeral were held at Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home on June 13, 2018. She is buried in the community plot at Resurrection Cemetery in Romeoville, Illinois. Sister Loretta was born on August 23, 1918 to Edward […]
Sister Judith Kurry peacefully entered eternal life on May 24, 2018. Her wake and funeral were held at Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home on May 31, 2018. She is buried in the community plot at Resurrection Cemetery. Sister Judith was born on November 25, 1918 to John and Mary (Sugar) Kurry. She entered the […]
On April 28, 2018, the Sisters of St. Francis of Mary Immaculate celebrated the perpetual vows of Sister Deborah Gaughan. She becomes the 1,256 perpetual professed member of the Congregation. Sister Deborah willingly professed her vows of living in poverty, in chastity and in obedience according to the Rule and Life of the Third Order […]
Sister Marlene Ambrose entered eternal life on May 17, 2018. Her wake and funeral were held at Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home on May 20, 2018. She is buried in the community plot at Resurrection Cemetery. Sister Marlene was born on March 29, 1927 to Valentine and Ursula (Makse) Ambrose. She entered the Joliet […]
It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our Sister Margaret Alice Martinek who died the morning of April 17, 2018. Her wake and funeral Mass took place on Friday, April 20, 2018 at Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home in Joliet. She is buried in the Congregation Plot at Resurrection Cemetery […]
In 1209, Pope Innocent III accepted the first Rule and the Franciscan Order received its canonical status. It is our tradition that we, as followers of Francis, renew our commitments this day. You are invited to renew your vows to commemorate this Feast. Happy Feast Day!
Our Earth: A Franciscan Meditation All creatures on earth need other creatures to survive including ourselves. All creatures are needed for the harmony of the earth. The one creature not needed by other creatures is the human being. Water does not need us. Air does not need us. Plants and animals do not need us. […]