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Sister Marita Catherine Leinmiller dies at age 86

Posted on August 21st, 2015

Sister Marita Catherine, I.H.M.The I.H.M. sister taught in Catholic schools in the Philadelphia Archdiocese and served as a pastoral minister in a New Jersey parish for 20 years.

Sister Mary Appolonia Matijasic, I.H.M., dies at 93

Posted on August 20th, 2015

Sister Mary Appolonia Matjasic Sister Mary taught for 40 years at Immaculata University, as well as in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, the Diocese of Allentown, and Chile.

Father Stephen White, civil lawyer and parish priest, dies at 62

Posted on August 11th, 2015

Father Stephen C. WhiteOrdained in 1986 and known for his “brilliant” mind and ability to weave old songs into his homilies, he had been retired due to health reasons.

I.H.M. sister, a teacher for almost 50 years, dies at 95

Posted on July 16th, 2015

Sister M. Catherine Dunleavy, I.H.M.Sister Catherine Dunleavy entered the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1941 and taught in elementary schools until 1990.

Deacon who ‘couldn’t do enough for the Church’ dies at 88

Posted on July 10th, 2015

Deacon James BurnsPermanent Deacon James Burns served at St. Eleanor Parish in Collegeville, and did so much that “the Church was his hobby,” according to his family.

I.H.M. sister who served for 71 years dies at age 95

Posted on July 10th, 2015

Sister M. Paul BernardSister Paul Bernard Blankemeyer taught at St. Aloysius Academy in Bryn Mawr and Annunciation School in Philadelphia.

Sister Helene Joseph Kollar, longtime teacher, dies

Posted on July 10th, 2015

Sister M. Helene Joseph Kollar, I.H.M.The Sister Servant of the Immaculate Heart of Mary taught in the Philadelphia Archdiocese and other dioceses. She was 70.

Franciscan sister dies at 84, had cared for babies with AIDS

Posted on July 2nd, 2015

Sister Judith O’Neill, O.S.F., taught for over 30 years in various archdiocesan schools. She served in prayer ministry until her death.

Franciscan sister, a teacher and musician, dies at 90

Posted on July 2nd, 2015

Sister Frances Will, O.S.F.Sister Frances Will, O.S.F., served in the education ministry with the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for over 60 years.

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