Religious Sisters from the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens celebrated their anniversaries of religious life at a Jubilee Mass and dinner with Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston, May 14.
Golden jubilarian Sisters of St. Joseph, from left, Sisters Katherine Hanrahan, Dorothy Zachorowski, Rita Maria McCauley, Helen Roberta Herley, Maria Attilia Mazzina, Grace Jose Mercado and Jeanne McGorry with Bishop DiMarzio.
Golden jubilarian Sisters of St. Dominic, from left, Sisters Patricia McCann, Mary Donna Murphy, Ave Maria Clark, Rita Haberlack and Barbara Kradick.
Golden jubilarian Sisters of Mercy, from left, Sisters Ellen Smith, Eileen Payne and Rosemary Maguire with Bishop DiMarzio.
Bishop DiMarzio recognizes jubilarian Sisters marking 60th anniversaries, from left, Daughter of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul Sister Sheila O’Friel; Halifax Sisters of Charity Maureen Elizabeth Burke and Catherine O’Leary, and golden jubilarian Halifax Sister of Charity Eileen Schulenburg.
Sisters of St. Dominic observing their 60th anniversaries, from left, Sisters Joan Losson, Colleen Therese Fogarty, Jean Francis Budd, Eva Mazzetta, Patricia Anne Walsh, Carol Anton Battista and Martha Marie Arnold with Bishop DiMarzio.
Sisters of Mercy observing their 60th anniversaries, from left, Sisters Ann Horgan, Mariette Schmidt, Marjorie McHugh, Mary Lourdette O’Keefe, Eileen Neary and Ellen Mary Bringenberg with Bishop DiMarzio.
Bishop DiMarzio congratulates, from left, golden jubilarian Daughter of Our Lady of the Garden Sister Natalina Rotatori; 60-year jubilarians, Ursuline Sister Catherine Gardiner and Carmelite Sister Bernadette Mary Lee; golden jubilarian Little Sister of the Poor Marie Anne de la Visitation Reagan; and 60-year jubilarian School Sister of Notre Dame Valeria Belanger.
Bishop DiMarzio extends his best wishes to Sisters celebrating their 70th anniversaries, from left, Dominican Sister Mary Francesca Morelli, Mercy Sister Mary Dorothea Gillen and Josephite Sister Anne Brendan Delaney.
Sisters of St. Joseph marking their 60th anniversaries, from left, Sisters Anne Carmel Rapillo, Mary Sivillo, Bernadette Ann Phillips, Anne Patricia Clancy, Mary Catherine Sullivan, Marie Therese Scanlon, Joan Loretta Heptig, Mary Gloria Garcia and Evelyn Margaret Klemmer with Bishop DiMarzio.
Bishop DiMarzio recognizes silver jubilarian Daughter of Mary Mother of Mercy Sister Mary Rita Ihemekwere.
Bishop DiMarzio with golden jubilarian Daughters of Wisdom, from left, Sisters Christine Scherer and Bernadette Sassone.
Bishop DiMarzio with jubilarian Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, from left, Sister Felicia Parise, celebrating 50 years, and Sisters Mary Jane Maloney and Francis Regis Vagt, both celebrating 60 years.
Bishop DiMarzio offers special congratulations Mercy Sister Mary de Porres McAllen on her 75th anniversary.