Area of North America jubilee a joyous occasion

Sisters celebrate milestone anniversaries at Saint Mary’s

Area of North America sisters celebrating 60 and 50 years of vowed life in Holy Cross were honored June 10–11 during the Area of North America local jubilee celebration at Saint Mary’s, Notre Dame, Indiana. Sisters and guests gathered for the June 10 jubilee Mass, where celebrated sisters were recognized for their milestone anniversaries and their lifelong commitments to serving God’s people. Following Mass, jubilarians, sisters, family and friends enjoyed an anniversary dinner in the Augusta Dining Room. On June 11, jubilarians continued their celebration with Sisters, Inc., staff and volunteers during a reception in the Lillie O’Grady Center.

Four diamond jubilarians living at Saint Mary’s were honored: Sisters Maureen Cahill, M. Louisita (Welsh), Mary Elizabeth Loughran and Sara Joan Van Osdol celebrated 60 years of vowed life in Holy Cross; and five golden jubilarians, Sisters M. Veronique (Wiedower), Margaret Mary (Margie) Lavonis, M. Jean Ann (Smith), Marilyn Zugish and Suzanne Brennan were honored for 50 years of vowed life in Holy Cross.