Dozens turned out today to attend the Mass of Christian Burial for Lucille Phipps, SCN. Sister Lucille, 86, was born in Fancy Farm, Kentucky. She died at Nazareth Home, Louisville, Kentucky, July 10, 2018. She was a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 65 years.

After making First Vows, Sister Lucille served in educational ministries. She taught at St. Joseph in Bardstown, Kentucky and St. Agnes in Louisville. She also served as principal at Immaculate Conception in Newburyport, Massachusetts and St. Brigid in South Boston. For several years, Sister Lucille led the Catherine Spalding Retreat Center at Nazareth. From 1985-1996, she served in pastoral care ministry at Our Lady of Peace. Sister Lucille was interested in wellness, massage, and holistic care, serving her Sisters and others in this ministry from 1996 – 2012. Sister Lucille was also chosen to serve her SCN Community as 3rd Councilor and Secretary for the St. Joseph Province when it was established and was reappointed for a term of three years, this period of ministry began in 1965.

Due to technical difficulties, we were unable to webcast the service live today, here is a link to archived video of the service:


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