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10 November 13, 2015 THE U.P. CATHOLIC WOMEN RELIGIOUS www.upcatholic.org To all the past & present Sisters who have blessed us for so many great years with their time, talents and lives... We Say Thank You! You are loved, needed and appreciated by the residents and staff of the Our special appreciation to SISTER MARY ANN LAURIN on your 50th Jubilee! Bishop Noa Home 2900 3rd Ave. South Escanaba (906) 786-5810 Sister Ellen Enright, IBVM You are a beautiful soul! Thank you for all you do. God bless you! - Wayne Rochon Pope Francis declared 2015 as a Year of Consecrated Live in the worldwide Church. The year began Nov. 29, 2014 and will conclude Feb. 2, 2106. The Holy Father has asked dioceses across the world to show spe- cial honor to men and women who have dedicated their lives to the Church during the year. The year also marks the 50 year anniversary of Perfectae Caritatis , a decree on religious life, and Lumen Gentium , the Second Vatican Councils constitution on the Church. Its purpose, as stated by the Vatican is to make a grateful remembrance of the recent past while embracing the future with hope. In this issue, The U.P. Catholic spotlights the wom- en religious in the Diocese of Marquette who have dedicated their lives to service whether its teaching in schools or par- ishes, taking care of the sick or the poor, or lending a helping hand where needed. In addition, Bishop John Doerfler declared Nov. 8, 2015 as the Diocesan Day of Conse- crated Life. It will continue to be observed each year on the second Sunday of November. Adrian Dominican Sisters The Adrian Dominican Sisters operate under the mission that they should share faith and life with their fellow sisters. They feel theyve been sent into the world to be, with others, bearers and recipients of his love, co-creators of his justice and peace. Sister "Peggy" Mary Margaret Fornicola, OP Hometown: Sault Ste. Ma- rie, Mich. Current ministry: Retired from teaching after 50 years. Her last assignment was at St. Mary Cath- olic School in Sault Ste. Marie. Currently involved in many church activities: choir, teach Faith Formation classes, Eucharis- tic Minister, etc. Ministry highlight: Since Ive retired from full time ministry, Im blessed to be an aide for students at St. Mary School. My celebration of my 50th jubilee was a true high point in my life. Sister JoAnn Jauquet, OP Hometown: Iron Moun- tain, Mich. Current ministry: Pasto- ral associate and director of religious education at All Saints Parish, Glad- stone Ministry highlight: Im blessed to have touched and been touched by the lives of so many people. I have enjoyed teaching and working in parishes in many ways, with families, youth, RCIA with people as they approach our Catholic faith, as well as vis- iting the elderly, those who are ill and supporting griev- ing families. I feel very bless- ed to have spent 47 of my 56 years as a sister ministering in the Diocese of Marquette. Sister Kathleen Walli, OP Hometown: Stephenson, Mich. Current ministry: Retired, residing in Powers. Liv- ing the Adri- an Domini- can charism: Seek Truth, Make Peace, Reverence Life. Ministry highlight: Served 10 years as pastoral associ- ate and director of religious education in Keshena, Wis.; 11 years of teaching at Car- dinal Newman High School in West Palm Beach, Fla. were exciting and memorable years of ministry. Congregation of St. Agnes These women of spirit work to transform the world through promoting systemic change for the quality of life, justice for the economically poor, furtherance of the role of women in church and soci- ety, and mutuality, inclusivi- ty and collaboration. Sister Donna Myjak, CSA Hometown: Munising, Mich. Current ministry: Nurses aide in Kingsford Ministry highlight: Being able to help the elderly with their cares. Discalced Carmelite Nuns The Carmelite Monastery of the Holy Cross is located in Iron Mountain. Currently, there are 19 cloistered sisters serving the monastery. What separates the Carmelites from other women religious orders is that they stay with- in the confines of the mon- astery, except for medical treatment. The mission of the sisters is of prayer, which is exercised daily through the Mass, the rosary, Divine Office seven times and two hours of quiet prayer before the Blessed Sacrament. As they describe themselves, the Carmelite is, one who has heard in the si- lence of her heart the unique and precious invitation of Jesus Christ to become whol- ly consecrated to him in a covenant of spousal love. Eremita Diocesanus Eremita Diocesaunus, diocesan hermit refers to canon law #603, besides institutes of concentrated life, the Church recognizes the eremitic or anchoritic life by which the Christian faithful devote their life to the praise of God and salva- tion of the world through a stricter separation from the world, the silence of solitude and assiduous prayer and penance. r a o e a P s M h I H a w M o i S C i m c C m N i M h B t e t CONTINUED ON PAGE 11 C m R r P i a c Pray for our religious and clergy

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