Jubilant celebration

GREGORY A. SHEMITZ | TLIC

Women and men religious celebrating jubilees this year were honored at a Mass Sept. 22 at St. Agnes Cathedral, where Bishop Murphy thanked them for their ministry to the people of Long Island.

The following jubilarians were unable to attend the celebration:
Christian Brothers, 70 years: Brother Joseph Ventura
Daughters of Wisdom, 70 years: Sister Mary Pfeifer; 60 years: Sisters Virginia Marie Dunne, Alexis MacEachen, Mary Morrow
Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn, 50 years: Brother John P. Moylon
Franciscan Missionaries of Mary, 50 years: Sister Mari Garesché
Marist Brothers, 50 years: Brother John Herrmann
Religious of the Cenacle, 50 years: Sisters Helen Harber, Laura Oliveira
School Sisters of Notre Dame, 60 years: Sister Martha Healy
Sisters of Charity, Halifax, 60 years: Sister Angela Stodolski; 50 years: Sister Dolores Russo
Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, 80 years: Sisters Mary Manuella Crockett, Mary Margaret Duffy; 75 years: Sisters Rose Immaculata Krug,  Maria Joseph O’Hara, James Miriam Rooney; 70 years: Sisters Mary Pieta Amorando, Dorothy Cook, Mary Helaine McGill, Mary Verity McNicholas, Muriel Agnes Ott, Margaret Wenzel; 60 years: Sisters Mary Grace Dolan, Regis Milhaven, Grace Cecilia Sierp, Mary T. Sullivan; 50 years: Sisters Alita Kuehn, Philothea Larisch
Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, 80 years: Sister Joseph Marguerite Graney; 75 years: Sister Clare Imelda Ruane; 70 years: Sisters Muriel Vincent Esposito, Agnes Alphonse Finamore, Thomas Marie Hehir, St. Gerard Marks, Anne Regis Miller, Margaret Louis O’Flaherty, Mary Terence Rogers; 60 years: Sisters Dorothy Mary Geiger, Francis Claire Gowen, Karen Kenney, St. Philip Kiely, Mary Carletta Munoz, Mary Macrina Quinn, Agnes Theresa Schwintek, Loretto de Sales Scholtz; 50 years: Sisters Caryn Louise Brennan,  Isabelle Jane Lonegan, Gloria Maria Portolano, Mary Jane Raeihle
Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, 50 years: Sister Mary Helen Slavinskas; 25 years: Sister Kathleen Clancy
Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk, 60 years: Sister Margaret Feahilly

Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, 60-year jubilarians include, front row, from left, Sisters Regina Mary Kovarick, Grace Andrew Callahan and Florence Therese Sarsfield. Back row, from left,  Sisters Mary Rosaleen Scheller, Doris Marie Batt, Claude Lenox and Mary Aquinata McGrath.

Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, golden jubilarians include, front row, from left, Sisters Mary Niles Capasso, Mary Laura Helbig, Jean Theresa Nowak and Jeanne Clark. Back row, from left, Sisters Mary Ann Daniels, Lenore Toscano, Marjorie McGregor, Mary Ann Borrello (Sparkill Dominican) and Eileen Corcoran.

 Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, 60-year jubilarians include, front row, from left, Sisters Adrienne Marie Amato, Mary Christine Conetta, Maria Carmel Wirsching, Maureen Cook, Claire Pfundstein, Julia Mary Murphy and Maryaline Zierle. Back row, from left, Sisters Alphonse
Louise Gendron, Rose Anthony Walshak, Mary Erica Burkhardt, Maureen T. Conway, Joan
Quinlan, Helen Butler and Jeanne Theresa Puff.

Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, golden jubilarians include, front row, from left, Sisters Grace Edna Rowland, Margaret Ann Kohler, Kathryn Slevin, Rosemary Ann Bellantoni and Lucy Mary Blyskal. Back row, from left, Sisters Maureen Elizabeth O’Donohoe, Mary Jeremiah Manning, Mary Louise Tweedy, Mary Edith Maher, Grace Marie Vagnini and Karen Frances O’Neill.

Jubilarians include, front row, from left, Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, Mary Martin, 70 years, Mary de Lourdes O’Brien, 75 years, Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, Anne M. Gillen, 70 years, Mary Aquinas Messer, 75 years, and Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, Agnes Cecilia Kenna, 70 years. Back row, from left, Missionary Sister of St. Benedict Mary Bonaventura Balicka, 25 years, Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, Lorna Rita Strachen, 70 years, Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Ann Julie Peters, 60 years, and Daughters of Wisdom Sister Rachel Bouchard, 70 years.

Golden jubilarians include, front row, from left, School Sister of Notre Dame Liliette Ouellette, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Sister Maria Regina Loures, Franciscan Missionaries of Mary Sister Elisa M. Fernando, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Sisters Teresa Raftery and Barbara Nogiewich. Back row, from left, Sisters of Mercy, Mid-Atlantic Community, Louise Cullen, Barbara Faber and Virginia Baeder, Congregation of the Infant Jesus Sisters Bernadette Downes and Maureen Jordan.

Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn golden jubilarians include Brothers Ferdinand Vogrin, left, and Edward Bacon.