Memorials

Sister Lorna Rita Strachan, CSJ

We celebrate the life of Sister Lorna Rita Strachan, CSJ (formerly Sister Francis Assisi) who entered into eternal life while residing in Sacred Heart Convent, Hempstead, NY. Lorna entered the Congregation in 1939 and celebrated her 80th Jubilee this past September. She loved community life and lived our charism and mission in all her ministries. Lorna enjoyed seeking knowledge in…

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Sister Margaret Mary Raibaldi, CSJ

Margaret entered the congregation in 1955. During the 65 years of her religious life she shared God’s love, lived in a spirit of inclusiveness both in her community life and her ministries. Her gifts of caring, compassion, and welcoming touched the lives of children and adults during her years as a teacher and director of religious education.  This ‘Beatitude for Women’   best…

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Sister Joan Ann Rodgers, CSJ

    Joan entered the congregation in 1953 and lived a life filled with prayer and joy with a spirit-filled faith.  As an educator and counselor, she loved deeply, shared joyfully, and ministered with a listening heart, grace and compassion.  To each of these she brought her love of community, her gift of listening, and her kindness to all. Joan shared God’s…

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