Entries by Lucy Sanchez

Our Earth: A Franciscan Mediation

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. […]

Remembering Sister Anne Wayrowski, OSF

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our Sister Anne Wayrowski, OSF, who died on March 14, 2018.  Sister Anne’s wake and funeral mass took place on March 20, 2018. Her burial was on March 21, 2018.  She is buried in the Congregational Plot at Resurrection Cemetery. You can view the […]

Supper With The Sisters and a Special Guest

  Have you wondered about religious life?  We invite you to join the Sisters of the Joliet Diocese (and our own, Sister Peggy Quinn) to Supper with the Sisters and special guest, Bishop R. Daniel Conlon.  This event will take place on on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm at St. Ann […]

Remembering Sister Dominic Krivich, OSF

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our Sister Dominic Krivich on the evening of February 8, 2018 at Our Lady of Angels Home (OLA) in Joliet. Sister Dominic’s wake, prayer service and funeral Mass took place on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at OLA located at 1201 Wyoming Avenue in Joliet, […]

Remembering Sister Patricia McGuckin, OSF

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our Sister Patricia McGuckin, OSF, who died this morning, January 24th, at Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home in Joliet. Following are her arrangements at OLA – 1201 Wyoming Avenue – Joliet, IL. Wake ~ Monday, January 29, 2018 from 2:00 — 6:45 p.m. […]

Sister Maria Barbosa will make her final profession

Sister Maria das Mercês Alves Barbosa will be making her Final Profession of vows on January 13, 2018 in the Chapel of the San Damiano Institute in Aparecida de Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil.  The Archbishop of Goiânia, Dom Washington Cruz, will preside at the celebration.  Sisters Dolores Zemont and Rosemary Fonck will travel from Joliet to […]

Relaxing Time at Franciscan Autumn Feast

This year’s 28th Annual Franciscan Autumn Feast proved to a relaxing time where guests were able to get together and enjoy each other’s company while also supporting the Mission and Ministries of the Sisters of St. Francis. Nan Nagl, Mission Advancement Director, was told during the event, “it was like being at a family party.”  […]

Remembering Sister Loretta Vetter, OSF

Our Sister Loretta Vetter, OSF, died peacefully at Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home in Joliet, IL on October 9, 2017. Her wake and funeral Mass took place on Monday, October 16 at OLA and her burial took place on Tuesday, October 17.  She is buried at Resurrection Cemetery in Romeoville, IL.  You can view […]