Daily Archives: April 11, 2020

Sister Marcella Catherine Purpura, CSJ

Sister Marcella entered the congregation in 1952. She was a ‘wisdom figure’ to the Sisters of St. Joseph in her various ministries of education, nursing, spirituality and prayer. She was also a past Coordinator of St. Joseph Convent, Brentwood. Marcie studied nursing with the Nursing Sisters and became an excellent head nurse during her many years in healthcare. She lived

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Sister Patricia Joan Murphy, CSJ

We acknowledge and honor the life Sister Patricia lived.  It was a life filled with fun, joy, relationships, love of family, love of her Irish heritage, and reaching out to others in her pastoral ministry roles.  We remember that she lived her 85 years as an example to each and every person she met that love is an action – and

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April 11

Holy Saturday Reflection Christ’s body lies in a tomb hewn from rock; he is returned to the earth. It is the earth the birther of life, the earth into which he said the seed must fall to live again. All is silence while germination takes place. We participate in the processes of the universe and go underground like seeds and

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