Sister Marianna Bauder

Sister Marianna Bauder

“I have set before you life and death … Choose life …”  —Deuteronomy 30:19   Sister Marianna Bauder consistently and persistently chose life and lived life to the fullest. Despite facing many serious health challenges over the years, she possessed tremendous...
Sister Mary Patricia Kielty

Sister Mary Patricia Kielty

“The poor, my lords, are who we all must be.”  —St. Vincent de Paul In her Golden Jubilee reflection, Sister Mary Patricia Kielty referenced this quote. She also shared that learning to work with the poor in Peru and Bolivia was the most challenging, satisfying...
Sister Roberta Furey

Sister Roberta Furey

“Christ leads us to go out from ourselves more and more, to give ourselves and to serve others.” Pope Francis In this Spirit of Christ, Sister Roberta Furey gave continuously of herself — to her family, to the SCL Community, to her friends, and to the staff and many...
Sister Jean Highberger

Sister Jean Highberger

“Whatever you do, do from the heart, as for the Lord …” Colossians 3:23 Whatever she did, Sister Jean Highberger did it from and with her heart for the Lord and in his Spirit, for others. Matters of the heart were important to her. Following a holy hour before...
Sister Mary Ellen Beyhan

Sister Mary Ellen Beyhan

“The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. … If we live in the Spirit, let us also follow the Spirit.” Galatians 5: 22-23, 25 In her life and ministry, Sister Mary Ellen Beyhan modeled...
Sister Margaret Marie Mitchell

Sister Margaret Marie Mitchell

“Does anybody realize what life is while they’re living it — every, every minute?” Thornton Wilder, “Our Town” In response to this question posed in a play that she treasured, Sister Margaret Marie Mitchell seemed to value the minutes and the minutiae of life...
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