Sisters were recognized as rainbow jubilarians (those with 55 or more years as an SCN) at a celebratory Mass at St. Vincent Church, Nazareth, Kentucky.
Mary Elizabeth Miller, SCN, gave the welcoming remarks in which she thanked the 15 Sisters for following their call to religious life. She shared that together these Sisters have served the Church a combined 925 years.
Michelle Grgurich, SCN, offered this reflection. “’Here I am O God; I come to do your will.’ Throughout our lives and particularly as we live out our religious vocation, each day and over time, these words take on a new and deeper meaning for us. They are the centerpiece of the readings today that speak to all of us about our call to follow the Will of God in our lives. There are many moments on the journey when we encounter the profound, sacred mystery of that call, the mystery of our “yes” to God, not knowing where our “yes” to the Will of God will take us or what our “yes” to the Will of God will ask of us.” Read the whole reflection here.
A reception followed Mass for Sisters, their families, and friends. Celebrating jubilees were – SCNs Evelyn Hurley (85 years), Mary Patricia Brennan (75 years), Mary Wedding (75 years), Paschal Maria Fernicola (70 years), Mary Eula Johnson (65 years), Regina Adkins (65 years), Rose Eleanor Perry (65 years), Rosemarie Kirwan (65 years), Eleanor Willett (65 years), Joan Wilson (60 years), Janice Campbell (60 years), Theresa Knabel (60 years), Rosemarie Chase (55 years), Sangeeta Ayithamattam (40 years), and Rita Davis (50 years).