Year: 2014

Sister Madeline Therese DiCarlo, CSJ

By Clara Santoro | December 11, 2014 | Comments Off on Sister Madeline Therese DiCarlo, CSJ

  We come together today  to celebrate the life of Sister Madeline Therese DiCarlo, beloved teacher, administrator and mentor to the parishioners of Our Lady Of Perpetual Help and a Sister of Saint Joseph for sixty-three years. Madeline was raised in a family where faith, loyalty and care for one another, along with some famous culinary skills, were instilled at an early age. Her education here in Brooklyn at Visitation…

Sister Patricia Ann Turner, CSJ

By Clara Santoro | October 27, 2014 | Comments Off on Sister Patricia Ann Turner, CSJ

Sister Patricia Ann Turner entered the Sisters of St. Joseph on September 8, 1949. At Reception she received the name Sister Owen immaculate. Pat was prepared for her ministries by earning BA Latin from St John’s University, an MA in Latin from Hunter College, Certification Latin, 7-12 from NY State, Certification in Nursery,K,1-6 from NY State, and Certification in English, 7-9 from NY State. This was her background for the…

Sister Elizabeth Marie Lynch, CSJ

By Clara Santoro | October 1, 2014 | Comments Off on Sister Elizabeth Marie Lynch, CSJ

  Sister Elizabeth Marie Lynch was a Sister of Saint Joseph for nearly sixty years. We are all here because we have a relationship with Elizabeth, family, friends, sisters, associates and so many who knew her as teacher, principal and most significantly during her thirty years in Holy Name of Mary Parish in Valley Stream. Just as our founding sisters were sisters of the neighborhood, going out to the people…

Sister Elizabeth Gilhooley, CSJ

By Clara Santoro | September 27, 2014 | Comments Off on Sister Elizabeth Gilhooley, CSJ

We welcome all who have known and loved Sister Elizabeth Gilhooley, a Sister of Saint Joseph for nearly 70 years. Our congregation was founded in the 17th century France where poverty, domination and violence precipitated the French revolution. Our first sisters realized that the persons who suffered most were the poor, and those who struggled with the human condition under unjust rule. They responded by going out each day to…

Sister Eileen Gildea, CSJ

By Clara Santoro | September 19, 2014 | Comments Off on Sister Eileen Gildea, CSJ

Eileen Catherine Gildea entered the Sisters of Saint Joseph on September 8, 1954. At Reception, she received the name Sister Mary Elias. Eileen’s ministry was in education both as an elementary school teacher and then a principal at Holy Cross Scchool, and later as an assistant principal at The Mary Louis Academy. She was prepared for these ministries by earning a BA in English at St. Joseph College, an MA…

Sister Ann Regis Miller, CSJ

By Clara Santoro | August 27, 2014 | Comments Off on Sister Ann Regis Miller, CSJ

Regina Miller entered the Sisters of St. Joseph on February 2. 1940 and at Reception she received the name Sister Ann Regis. To prepare for her various ministries in education, Ann earned a BA in English/Latin from Manhattan College, an MA in Latin from St. John’s University and Certification in Spanish from Queens College. Ann’s first ministry was as an elementary school teacher in the primary grades. She then taught…

Sister John Joseph Dunphy, CSJ

By Clara Santoro | July 22, 2014 | Comments Off on Sister John Joseph Dunphy, CSJ

Sister John Joseph has lived our charism of love of God and neighbor without distinction as teacher, mentor, wisdom figure, loving aunt, friend and, a real lover of life. After entering the congregation, Sister John Joseph earned a BA at English Manhattan College and an MA in Guidance at Fordham University. She also received a New York State Permanent Teachers Certificate and Certification in  Administration and Supervision. Before Sister John…

Sister Rose Damien Killeen, CSJ

By Clara Santoro | July 9, 2014 | Comments Off on Sister Rose Damien Killeen, CSJ

We celebrate the life of Sister Rose Damien, a Sister of Saint Joseph for nearly seventy-two years. All who knew her knew of her deep faith, integrity and steadfastness. Love of God and neighbor without distinction is inherent to our congregation’s mission. We believe that openness to the power of God’s love, active in all creation, will empower us to bear that love wherever there is need. Rose’s relationship with…

Sister Adele Morgan, CSJ

By Clara Santoro | June 19, 2014 | Comments Off on Sister Adele Morgan, CSJ

We come together on this last day of spring to celebrate the life of Sister Adele Marie Morgan, a Sister of Saint Joseph for sixty-nine years. As we anticipate the warmth of summer that will enable flowers and crops to flourish we can see a parallel in Adele’s life. After teaching young children she pursued the study of religious education at a time when the field was growing and expanding…

Sister Esther Mary De Rosa, CSJ

By Clara Santoro | June 13, 2014 | Comments Off on Sister Esther Mary De Rosa, CSJ

Today we celebrate the life of Esther Mary De Rosa, a Sister of St. Joseph for nearly sixty-six years. Esther knew her God and that influenced everything she did. In all of her endeavors Esther reflected a deep faith and joy in knowing the power of God’s love in her life. Rsther earned a BA at St. Francis College and an MA  in Theology at Immaculate Conception Seminary. As a…