Monthly Archives: January 2016

Sister Muriel T. Smithwick. CSJ

When you read the Obituary of a Sister, you see the list of her ministries and the years of her service. Does one wonder who was this woman? Shortly after Muriel’s birth a nurse said to her mother, “these little

Monthly Archives: January 2016

Sister Anne Behre, CSJ

We celebrate the life of Sister Anne Behre, Sister Agnes Vincent, a Sister of Saint Joseph for seventy-four years. We are here to celebrate because that is what Anne would want us to do. She lived her life with joy

Monthly Archives: January 2016

Sister John Raymond McGann, CSJ

Sister John Raymond passed away peacefully on the morning of January 6, 2016, at St. Joseph’s Convent, the Motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Brentwood, Long Island. She was ninety-one and in the 68th year of her religious

Monthly Archives: January 2016

Sister Anne Michel Pavell, CSJ

We come together to celebrate the life of Sister Anne Michel Pavell, a Sister of Saint Joseph for sixty-four years. Anne was born in Astoria to her parents Anne and Michael and attended Our Lady of Mount Carmel School and

Monthly Archives: January 2016

Sister Kathleen Bernadette Kane, CSJ

  We celebrate the life of a woman of great faith, dedication and service. A Sister of Saint Joseph for nearly 68 years, Kathleen died on the eve of the Church’s celebration of the Epiphany, God with us. God is