Wall of Fame
A native of Toledo, Ohio, Sr. Sara entered the Missionary Servants in 1956. After first profession, she was sent on for higher studies and eventually earned a Ph.D. and an S.T.L. in Systematic Theology. After serving in deanery and diocesan offices of Religious Education and on the MSBT General Council, she taught theology at two archdiocesan seminaries, Chicago (Mundelein) and New York (St. Joseph’s).
Grace Marjorie McGuire was born in Port Jefferson, NY and grew up in Brooklyn. She became involved in apostolic work with the Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity during her high school years. Her older sister was already a member of the Missionary Servants at that time. In 1952, at the age of 20, Grace herself entered the community.
Sr. Helen grew up in small town Pennsylvania. Her parents were both Polish immigrants. She enjoyed robust good health as a child and her younger siblings were known to call her “Rocky.” She entered the Missionary Servant at age 24 and became a registered nurse.
Sr. Isolina was born into the wealthy Ferré family of Puerto Rico, yet developed a heart for the poor at a very early age. As a child she encountered our founder, Father Judge, CM, which led to her vocation as a Missionary Servant. Her primary missions were in Brooklyn and Puerto Rico.
Mary Ann Henagan was born in Cleveland, Ohio and raised as a Baptist. From her early teen years she felt the draw of God’s grace to join the Catholic Church and to do something special with her life. This call, unknown to Mary Ann at the time, was always supported by her mother’s prayers.
Sr. Stephanie was a Brooklyn girl and did lay missionary work as a young member of the MCA (our lay branch) until she entered religious life. She professed her first vows as a Missionary Servant in 1942. Except for seven years in Beloit, Wisconsin Sister Stephanie’s missions were in the Northeast.
Sr. Marion Agnes grew up on Cape Cod and was a true New Englander. She professed her first vows as a Missionary Servant in 1944. Her most notable ministries were: the North Alabama Missions, General Councilor in Philadelphia, Lower East Side Manhattan, and Trinita in Connecticut. As the founder of Nazareth Homes in 1985 she oversaw an urban homesteading project that turned abandoned apartment buildings into housing for the poor.
Sr. Mary Vincent was a Jersey girl born in Newark, NJ. She made her first vows as a Missionary Servant of the Most Blessed Trinity when she was 21 years old. She served as a teacher in Canton, MS and in Ponce, Puerto Rico. In 1961, Sister was sent from Puerto Rico to Catholic Social Services in Philadelphia, picking up her Masters in Social Work along the way.