BVM sisters celebrate diamond jubilees


BVM Diamond Web Part 2

The following Jubilation stories appeared in The Witness in our Aug. 21 and 28 issues:


DUBUQUE — Fifteen Sisters of Charity, BVM with ties to the Archdiocese of Dubuque will celebrate 75 years in religious life this fall. The jubilarian group also includes sisters celebrating 73, 72 and 70 years.

They are among 29 diamond jubilarians who will gather in the Mount Carmel Motherhouse Chapel in Dubuque, Iowa, on Sept. 11, 2016, for a liturgy of thanksgiving.

All sisters listed are retired and living at Mount Carmel.


The following seven sisters entered the BVM congregation on Sept. 8, 1943. They professed first vows on March 19, 1946, and final vows on Aug. 15, 1951.

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