Entries by Lucy Sanchez

Sister Deborah Gaughan Makes Profession

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 […]

Remembering Sister Marlene Ambrose, OSF

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 […]

Remembering Sister Margaret Alice Martinek, OSF

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 […]

Happy Feast Day – Feast of the Profession of St. Francis

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 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, […]