I am writing this on December 15th, the anniversary of her death. I met Sister Marie Gaffney when I was 15 years old. I came from Brooklyn to Philadelphia to take part in the Summer School of Catholic Action held each July at the Motherhouse. Marie was a newly professed Sister. She worked with the […]
Life as a Missionary Servant of the Most Blessed Trinity often involves entering new and different environments and cultures. As a young sister I was asked to go to San Juan Bautista Parish in Cleveland, Ohio. It was a non-territorial parish serving the Spanish speaking parishioners from a variety of countries and cultures, the majority […]
My life as a Missionary Servant has been filled with so many blessings. I have been involved in pastoral ministry with the focus on Religious Education. The ministry has been in a variety of settings from the very rural islands of Alaska to downtown Manhattan, from diocesan offices to local parishes, from north in Connecticut […]
We call it the “Cenacle in Heaven” and gratefully believe that our departed Sisters and Brothers of the Cenacle Family are there! One Sister in particular I would like to mention is Sister Marilyn Salamone. She died in August of 1985 after a six-year fight with breast cancer.
Pope Francis declared a Jubilee year of Mercy that began on December 8, 2015 and will be celebrated through November 20, 2016, the feast of Christ the King of the Universe. The convergence of celebrating the consecrated and mission of mercy definitely relates to my life at a personal level.