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Edition No. 95 — May 8, 2019 
Jubilee Celebration 
Saint Joseph Villa
May 5, 2019
What a joy and an inspiration to celebrate  Jubilee Day at Saint Joseph Villa. On Saturday, May 5, 2019, 16 Sisters of Saint Joseph came together with sisters, families and friends to celebrate 60, 70 and 75 years of vowed commitment and faithful love as Sisters of Saint Joseph.

Celebrating 75 years: Sisters Sally Dougherty, Veronica Kaiser,
Therese Benedict McGuire, Ann Muriel Ronan and Dorothy Rooney

Celebrating 70 years: Sisters Dorothy Annas, Eleanor Mary Bringenberg,
Helen Patrick Clifton, Mary Rose Dugan, Eileen Kean, Jean Levenstein
and Alice Patrice McGinnis

Celebrating 60 years: Sisters Ellen Casey, Mary Margaret Fee, 
Arlene Mary McNicholas and Kathleen Moriarty

Congregational President,  Sister Anne Myers SSJ , warmly welcomed all present in the Chapel, recalling with gratitude the lives of the jubilarians, lived for God in service of the Church.“On this springtime day, we see the beauty of God revealed in all of creation and the beauty of God revealed in a special way in the faithful lives of our Sister Jubilarians. Our Jubilarians have encountered Jesus and have lived a life consecrated to Him through chastity, poverty and obedience. In turn, they have encountered others and generously shared the love God has poured into their hearts, as they have lived our mission of uniting all people with God and one another. 

As residents here at Saint Joseph Villa, they live our mission of union as they continue to encounter God very specially through their lives of prayer and compassionate presence to so many. Our Congregation, Church and world have been enriched so beautifully by your lives, Sister Jubilarians. Congratulations. We love you!"
Celebrating 75 Years
Seated, from left : Sisters Sally Dougherty, Therese Benedict McGuire, Dorothy Rooney,
Ann Muriel Ronan and Veronica Kaiser
Standing, from left: Sisters Anne Myers, Maureen Erdlen, Teresa Shaw, Eileen Marnien
and Regina Bell
Celebrating 70 Years
Seated, from left: Sisters Helen Patrick Clifton, Eileen Kean and Eleanor Mary Bringenberg
Standing, from left: Sisters Mary Rose Dugan, Jean Levenstein, Teresa Shaw, Anne Myers,
Maureen Erdlen, Regina Bell, Eileen Marnien, Alice Patrice McGinnis and Dorothy Annas
Seated, from left: Sisters Ellen Casey, Arleen Mary McNicholas, Mary Margaret Fee
and Kathleen Moriarty
Standing, from left: Sisters Anne Myers, Maureen Erdlen, Teresa Shaw, Eileen Marnien
and Regina Bell
"Rooted in the mission of Christ, ours is the same mission which continually unfolds in the Church, 'That all may be one as you, Father, are in me, and I in you. I pray that they may be one in us.' (Jn 17:21)."
                                        — SSJ Constitutions #17
Editor, Sister Carole Pollock SSJ | 215.248.7269 | cpollock@ssjphila.org | http://ssjphila.org/home/