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Immaculate Heart Sister James Grace passes at age 65

Posted on July 18th, 2014

The sister from Immaculate Conception Parish in Germantown spent almost all of her 47 years in religious life teaching first and second graders in the Philadelphia Archdiocese and Camden Diocese.

Teacher, tutor, Immaculate Heart sister dies at 81

Posted on July 18th, 2014

Sister Jane Frances Chila, I.H.M., grew up in Stella Maris Parish in South Philadelphia before entering the convent and teaching in archdiocesan schools for more than 20 years.

Sister Rita Louise Guerrieri, I.H.M., beloved teacher in archdiocese, dies at 71

Posted on July 2nd, 2014

The Immaculate Heart Sister spent her entire religious life serving the people of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. She was the principal of various schools for more than 25 years.

Sister Joanna Mary Pepper, I.H.M., dies at age 101

Posted on July 2nd, 2014

Immaculate Heart Sister Joanna served 80 years in the congregation and had been the oldest living graduate of Immaculata University, from which she graduated in 1934.

Father James McLaughlin, longtime teacher in three high schools, dies at 70

Posted on July 2nd, 2014

The retired priest will be buried Thursday after a funeral Mass at Corpus Christi Parish, Lansdale, where he was assigned before he retired in 2010.

Brother to preach at funeral for late Msgr. Daniel A. Murray

Posted on July 2nd, 2014

The pastor of St. Rose of Lima Parish, North Wales, and former St. Charles Seminary rector died last week at age 76. The funeral Mass at will be celebrated by Archbishop Chaput and concelebrated by Msgr. Murray’s priest friends and his brother.

Msgr. Daniel Murray, former St. Charles Seminary rector and pastor, dies at 76

Posted on July 1st, 2014

Archbishop Chaput will celebrate Msgr. Daniel A. Murray’s funeral Mass at St. Rose of Lima Church, North Wales, on July 2. A parish Mass and viewing for St. Rose’s pastor will be celebrated the night before.

Father James McLaughlin, former Navy chaplain, dies at age 70

Posted on July 1st, 2014

The funeral Mass for Father James J. McLaughlin, a longtime teacher in archdiocesan high schools, will be celebrated Thursday, July 3 at Corpus Christi Church, Lansdale.

Sister Dorothy Epple dies at 86, was primarily a teacher

Posted on July 1st, 2014

The Franciscan sister spent 30 years mostly in York Catholic High School plus schools in the Trenton Diocese and Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Sister Rose MacDermott, O.S.F., served in diverse ministries for 63 years

Posted on July 1st, 2014

Born in Chestnut Hill, Franciscan Sister Rose earned two master’s degrees and was a science teacher and spiritual director in ministries spanning four states.

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