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Peace advocate Father Daniel Berrigan dies at 94

Posted on May 2nd, 2016

Jesuit Father Daniel Berrigan, an early critic of U.S. military intervention in Vietnam who for years challenged the country's reliance on military might, died April 30 at 94. He is pictured in a 2002 photo in New York. (CNS photo/Bob Roller) See OBIT-BERRIGAN May 2, 2016.Once arrested for damaging missiles at the GE plant in King of Prussia, the Jesuit priest’s protests led to several stays in federal prison. His poetry inspired generations of peace activists since the early 1960s.


St. Joseph Sister dies at 79, was grant writer and teacher

Posted on April 26th, 2016

Sister Barbara Ann Teresa Boyle, S.S.J.Sister Barbara Ann Teresa Boyle, S.S.J., taught in the Philadelphia Archdiocese and dioceses in New Jersey, where she also worked to obtain grants for service agencies and her own congregation.


Sister Marie Joanne dies at age 82

Posted on April 26th, 2016

Sister Marie Joanne McCarty, I.H.M.The Sister, Servant of the Immaculate Heart of Mary taught in elementary schools for most of her 64 years in religious life.


Franciscan sister dies, had ministered mostly in child care

Posted on April 26th, 2016

Sister Marie Linehan, O.S.F.Sister Marie Linehan, O.S.F., a native of Ireland, served mostly in the dioceses of Washington State and primarily as a house parent at homes for children. She was 84.


Sister of St. Joseph, a longtime teacher, dies at 93

Posted on April 4th, 2016

Sister Anna Marie Mack, S.S.J.Sister Anna Marie Mack earned master’s degrees in music and English and taught in schools in Southeastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey throughout her 70 years of religious life.


I.H.M. sister dies at 84; taught in schools for 50 years

Posted on March 29th, 2016

Sister Margaret Holzenthaler, I.H.M.Sister Margaret Holzenthaler, I.H.M., primarily taught in Catholic schools in the Philadelphia Archdiocese and six other dioceses. She also ministered at Mercy Suburban Hospital, Norristown.


Sister of St. Joseph remembered for spirited ministry in Wallingford

Posted on March 29th, 2016

Sister Eileen Mary Mortimer, S.S.J.Sister Eileen Mary Mortimer, S.S.J., served St. John Chrysostom Parish for nearly 50 years, embracing parish life with joy enthusiasm. She was an expert in Montessori education.


Manayunk native sister dies in Fla., was longtime DRE

Posted on March 29th, 2016

Sister M. Lorraine Gondkofski, I.H.M.Sister M. Lorraine Gondkofski entered the I.H.M. order from St. Mary of the Assumption Parish in 1956. She went on to serve in education in several dioceses. She died at age 78.


Franciscan sister, 70 years in health care ministry, dies at 94

Posted on March 22nd, 2016

Sister Rosa Carmichael, O.S.F.Sister Rosa Carmichael, O.S.F., became a registered nurse after entering her congregation in 1943. She served in nursing for 43 years in the Philadelphia Archdiocese, among other areas.


Immaculate Heart Sister Charles Miriam dies at age 94

Posted on March 21st, 2016

Sister Charles Miriam Keltz, I.H.M.Serving at John W. Hallahan Catholic High School for Girls for more than 25 years, Sister Charles Miriam Keltz, I.H.M., entered the congregation in 1942.


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