Memorials

Sister Claire Veronica Kobe, CSJ

We celebrate the life of a compassionate, gentle and sincere Sister of St. Joseph, Claire Veronica Kolbe. Claire was born in Queens to Elizabeth and Rudolf and grew up in St. Pascal Babylon’s parish. After attending the Juniorate, Claire entered the congregation which she loved and faithfully served for seventy-four years. It is no strange coincidence that we celebrate Claire’s…

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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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