Memorials

Sister Rosario Maria Morales-Urrutia, CSJ

Sister Rosario Maria Morales Urrutia CSJ was a very talented and prayerful sister from Lajas, Puerto Rico, who graduated from Academia San Luis in 1952.  She was the youngest of 14 children of Dona Isolina and Don Leonides.  She is survived by her brother Virgilio and 10 nieces and nephews. After teaching in Maricao, a small town in the center

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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 Florence Mary Symes, CSJ

We remember and celebrate the life of Sister Florence Mary Symes, CSJ. Florence entered the Congregation in 1950 and lived the 70 years of her religious life as a woman who loved community and lived her ministries believing in ‘faith in action’. Her life was one filled with  kindness, generosity and humor as a teacher in our elementary schools and

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Sister Mary Patricia Berliner, CSJ

Pat entered the congregation in 1966. She had great love of community, and lived her 54 years of religious life rooted in God’s inclusive love, with a generous spirit of compassion, sincerity, and awareness of the needs of others. Pat ministered as a teacher, guidance counselor and in later years as a psychologist. Her ministry encompassed work dealing with psychospiritual

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Sister Mathew Mary Gay, CSJ

We acknowledge and honor the life Sister Matthew lived.  It was a life filled with prayer and joy with a spirit-filled faith.  She was an educator well known as an excellent mathematics teacher and Principal. To all of her work she brought her love of community, her gift of listening, and her kindness to all. We remember that Matthew lived

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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 Marie Schmidt, CSJ.

Joan lived our mission and touched many lives in a spirit of kindness and caring during her 68 years in religious life. Her life was one of responding with a generous ‘yes’ as she ministered as a teacher on the elementary and high school levels, in later years used her gifts as  a director of catechetics,  an administrative assistant and in her

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Sister M. Lucy Hobbs, CSJ

Lucy entered the congregation in 1946 and lived her 74 years of religious life rooted in faith, prayer and ministered with a generous spirit of kindness and caring. She was an excellent educator and in later years worked as a Librarian. Sister Lucy Hobbs, CSJ died on May 8, 2020 in the 74th year of her religious life.

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Sister Joan Ann Rogers, 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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Sister Florence Therese Sarsfield, CSJ

We celebrate the life of Sister Florence Therese Sarsfield who entered into eternal life  while residing at Maria Regina Residence.  Florence entered the congregation in 1949 and spent her 71 years in religious life in prayer and joy with a spirit-filled faith and devotion to Mary, Our Blessed Mother. She was an educator who loved deeply. In addition to teaching, she

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