Jubilarians 2022 -- 60 years

60 Years

The following 17 Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa will celebrate their 60th jubilee at a Mass on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022.

Sister Mary Ann (Marie Richarde) Carroll, OPSister Mary Ann (Marie Richarde) Carroll, OP, has ministered in Wyoming, Wisconsin, New York, and Minnesota. Her ministry has been dedicated to teaching, administration, provincial team leadership, and pastoral ministry. In the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Sr. Mary Ann taught at St. Rose, Milwaukee, 1971–1975;  Martin Luther King, Milwaukee, 1975–1976, where she also served as principal, 1976–1977; and the Adult Learning Center/STEPS, Milwaukee, 1999–2004. In the Diocese of Madison, Sr. Mary Ann ministered at St. Mary, Portage, as teacher, 1977–1980; as principal, 1980–1984; and pastoral team member, 1992–1998. She served the Sinsinawa Dominican Congregation as provincial councilor for the Northeast Province, 1984–1988; prioress of St. Clara Community, the Motherhouse, Sinsinawa, 2004–2008; family caregiver at the Motherhouse, 2009–2010; and prioress of St. Dominic Villa, Hazel Green, 2010–2016. In the Archdiocese of New York, Sr. Mary Ann served as principal at Our Lady of Refuge, Bronx, 1988–1991, and as teacher at St. Elizabeth, New York, 1991–1992. Sister Mary Ann is living in community in the Milwaukee area. Her home parish is Visitation, Chicago, in the Chicago Archdiocese. She is the daughter of the late Richard and Mary Kate (Sullivan) Carroll. Click here to send an honor online. 

Sister Maureen (Maria Kathleen) Healy, OPSister Maureen (Maria Kathleen) Healy, OP, has ministered in Washington and Montana. Sr. Maureen's ministry has been dedicated to nursing and health care. She is living in community in Spokane, WA. Her home parish is St. Aloysius, Spokane, in the Spokane Diocese. She is the daughter of the late Max and Mary Ann (Tonani) Healy. Click here to send an honor online. 

 

 

Sister Rosemary (Domenica) Hickmann, OPSister Rosemary (Domenica) Hickmann, OP, has ministered in Indiana, Wisconsin, Illinois, Florida, and Wyoming. Her ministry has been dedicated to educational administration. In the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Sr. Rosemary ministered as principal at St. Rose of Lima, Milwaukee, 1971–1973, and Central City Catholic, Milwaukee, 1984–1987. In the Archdiocese of Chicago, Sr. Rosemary taught at St. Giles, Oak Park, 1973–1977; ministered as principal at St. Luke, River Forest, 1977–1980; and served as assistant superintendent of schools for the Chicago Archdiocese 2011–2015. She served the Sinsinawa Dominican Congregation as provincial councilor of the Northwest Province, 1980–1984. In the Diocese of Orlando, Sr. Rosemary ministered as the associate superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Orlando, 1997–2011. She is living in community at St. Elizabeth Manor, Footville, WI. Her home parish is St. Francis Borgia, Cedarburg, in the Milwaukee Archdiocese. She is the daughter of the late William and Mary (Wallander) Hickmann. Click here to send an honor online.  

Sister Nancy (Florentius) Hubeny, OPSister Nancy (Florentius) Hubeny, OP, has ministered in New York, Wisconsin, Illinois, California, and Mississippi. Her ministry has been dedicated to teaching, pastoral ministry, and social services. She is living in community in the Chicago area. Sr. Nancy's home parish is Epiphany, Chicago, in the Chicago Archdiocese. She is the daughter of the late John and Florence (Isbaner) Hubeny. Click here to send an honor online.

  

Sister Frances Consuelo (Maria Consuelo) Ibarley, OPSister Frances Consuelo (Maria Consuelo) Ibarley, OP, has ministered in Minnesota, Washington, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, New Mexico, and Hawaii. Her ministry has been dedicated to teaching and pastoral care. She is living in community at the Motherhouse, Sinsinawa. Sr. Frances Consuelo’s home parish is St. John the Baptist, Honolulu, in the Honolulu Diocese. She is the daughter of the late Pastor and Consuelo (Bautista Ele) Ibarley. Click here to send an honor online. 

 

Sister Erica (Caterina) Jordan, OPSister Erica (Caterina) Jordan, OP, has ministered in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Minnesota. Her ministry has been dedicated to teaching and elementary administration. She served the Sinsinawa Dominican Congregation as a member of the leadership Council from 2006 to 2011. In the Archdiocese of Chicago, Sr. Erica taught at St. Giles, Oak Park, 1963–1967, and ministered as principal at St. Pius V, Chicago, 1983–1996; St. Gall, Chicago, 1997–2006; and Most Blessed Trinity Academy, Waukegan, 2012–2016. In the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Sr. Erica ministered at Incarnation, Minneapolis, as teacher, 1969–1979, and as principal, 1979–1983. In the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings, Sr. Erica taught at St. Teresa of the Little Flower, Billings, 1967–1969. She is living in community in Kenosha, WI, and volunteers with several organizations. Her home parish is St. Joseph, Baraboo, in the Madison Diocese. She is the daughter of the late John and Erica (Newton) Jordan. Click here to send an honor online. 

Sister Sarah Anne (Mary Ansana) Kaminski, OPSister Sarah Anne (Mary Ansana) Kaminski, OP, has ministered in Wisconsin, Montana, and Illinois. Her ministry has been dedicated to teaching and congregation ministry. In the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Sr. Sarah Anne taught at St. John Cathedral High School, Milwaukee, 1964–1968, and Dominican High School, Whitefish Bay, 1980–1986. In the Diocese of Helena, Sr. Sarah Anne taught at Anaconda Central High School, Anaconda, 1968–1970. In the Archdiocese of Chicago, Sr. Sarah Anne taught at Trinity High School, River Forest, 1970–1973. In the Diocese of Peoria, Sr. Sarah Anne served as principal and teacher at Central Catholic High School, Bloomington, 1973–1980. She is living in community and supporting the Community of Welcome in Sinsinawa. Her home parish is St. James Pro-Cathedral, Rockford, in the Rockford Diocese. She is the daughter of the late Chester and Sarah (Molitor) Kaminski. Click here to send an honor online.  

Sister Elizabeth “Betty” (Erica) Kugi, OPSister Elizabeth “Betty” (Erica) Kugi, OP, has ministered in Texas, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Idaho. Her ministry has been dedicated to teaching, religious education, and pastoral work. In the Archdiocese of Chicago, Sr. Betty taught at Visitation Grade, Chicago, 1963–1970; St. Brendan, Chicago, 1970–1972; and St. Pius, Chicago, 1984–1986. In the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Sr. Betty taught at All Saints, Los Angeles, 1972–1979. In the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Sr. Betty ministered as the director of religious education at St. Rose of Lima Parish, Milwaukee, 1983–1984. In the Diocese of Spokane, Sr. Betty ministered in various support staff positions at the Dominican Center, Spokane, 2002–2009. She is living in community at the Motherhouse, Sinsinawa. Her home parish is St. Rose of Lima, Milwaukee, in the Milwaukee Archdiocese. She is the daughter of the late Louis and Johanna (Kattnig) Kugi. Click here to send an honor online.  

Sister Mary Pat (Mary Marcos) Marcos, OPSister Mary Pat (Mary Marcos) Marcos, OP, has ministered in Illinois, Wyoming, Wisconsin, Texas, and California. Her ministry has been dedicated to education and art. She is living in community at St. Dominic Villa, Hazel Green, WI. Sr. Mary Pat is the daughter of the late Felix and Helen (Gbur) Zambriski. She served in the U.S. Air Force from 1943 to 1946. Click here to send an honor online.  

 

 

Sister Joan (Ernan) Murray, OPSister Joan (Ernan) Murray, OP, has ministered in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan, and Minnesota. Her ministry has been dedicated to teaching and pastoral counseling. In the Archdiocese of Chicago, Sr. Joan taught at St. Barnabas, Chicago, 1967–1970; St. Louis de Montfort, Oak Lawn, 1970–1972; and Trinity, River Forest, 1972–1973. She ministered as a pastoral counselor in private practice, Chicago, 1995–2009. Sr. Joan has been ministering as a consultant/facilitator with religious congregations and church-related groups since 2009. In the Diocese of Joliet, Sr. Joan served as pastoral counselor at Samaritan Interfaith Counseling Center, Naperville, 1984–1994. She is living in community in Chicago. Her home parish is St. Theodore, Chicago, in the Chicago Archdiocese. She is the daughter of the late Jeremiah and Ellen “Nellie” (Sullivan) Murray. Click here to send an honor online.  

Sister Regine Pawelski, OPSister Regine Pawelski, OP, has ministered in Iowa and Wisconsin. Her ministry has been dedicated to nursing and health care administration. She is living in community at the Motherhouse, Sinsinawa. Sr. Regine’s home parish is St. Francis Xavier, Mosinee, in the La Crosse Diocese. She is the daughter of the late Lawrence and Antoinette (Kwasnik) Pawelski. Click here to send an honor online. 

 

Sister Mary Margaret (Marie Eugenie) Pazdan, OPSister Mary Margaret (Marie Eugenie) Pazdan, OP, has ministered in Illinois, Maryland, Wisconsin, and Missouri, as well as Toronto, Canada. Her ministry has been dedicated to teaching biblical studies and homiletics. She is living in community at St. Elizabeth Manor, Footville, WI. Sr. Mary Margaret’s home parish is St. Giles, Oak Park, in the Chicago Archdiocese. She is the daughter of the late Edward and Eugenia (Ziemba) Pazdan. Click here to send an honor online.  

 

Sister Mary Louis Russley, OPSister Mary Louis Russley, OP, has ministered in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Florida. Her ministry has been dedicated to teaching, administration, and law. She is living in community at St. Elizabeth Manor, Footville, WI. Sr. Mary Louis’ home parish is St. Mary Hyde Park, Cincinnati, in the Cincinnati Archdiocese. She is the daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Moore) Russley. Click here to send an honor online.  

 

Sister Sandra (Mary Rosario) Schmitz, OPSister Sandra (Mary Rosario) Schmitz, OP, has ministered in Minnesota, New Jersey, and Florida. Her ministry has been dedicated to teaching, administration, parish ministry, and chaplaincy. In the Archdiocese of Chicago, Sr. Sandra taught at St. Richard, Chicago, 1972–1973. In the Diocese of La Crosse, Sr. Sandra taught at St. Anne, Wausau, 1973–1976. In the Diocese of Madison, Sr. Sandra served as coordinator of the Learning Center at Queen of Peace School, Madison, 1976–1980; principal at St. Dennis, Madison, 1990–1994; pastoral associate at St. Mary Parish, Platteville, 1994–1998; pastoral associate at Blessed Sacrament Parish, Madison, 2000–2001; and chaplain at St. Mary’s Hospital, Madison, 2001–2015. In the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, Sr. Sandra ministered at Lock Haven Catholic Consolidated Schools as teacher, 1980–1982, and principal, 1982–1988. She is living in community at St. Elizabeth Manor, Footville, WI. Her home parish is St. Basil, Chicago, in the Chicago Archdiocese. She is the daughter of the late Thomas and Mae (Van Dolman) Schmitz. Click here to send an honor online.  

Sister Judith (Marie Franz) Seiberlich, OPSister Judith (Marie Franz) Seiberlich, OP, has ministered in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Minnesota. Her ministry has been dedicated to education. In the Archdiocese of Chicago, Sr. Judy taught at Queen of Peace, Burbank, 1964–1972 and 1991–1995; Unity Catholic, Chicago, 1983–1986; and Maria, Chicago, 1998–2000. She served as assistant principal at Trinity, River Forest, 1986–1991; Mother McAuley, Chicago, 2000–2003; Maria, Chicago, 2003–2007; and St. Martin de Porres, Waukegan, 2008–2014. Sr. Judy ministered as principal at Seton Academy, South Holland, 1996–1998. In the Diocese of Rockford, Sr. Judy taught at Aquin Central Catholic, Freeport, 1972–1976. In the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Sr. Judy taught at Regina, Minneapolis, 1976–1983. She is living in community in Kenosha and volunteering with several organizations. Her home parish is St. Thomas Aquinas, Kenosha, in the Milwaukee Archdiocese. She is the daughter of the late Frank and Agnes (Repp) Seiberlich. Click here to send an honor online.  

Sister Anita (Corona) Smisek, OPSister Anita (Corona) Smisek, OP, has ministered in Minnesota, Texas, Montana, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Her ministry has been dedicated to music performance and publication. In the Diocese of Dallas, Sr. Anita taught at Bishop Lynch, Dallas, 1964–1967. In the Diocese of Helena, Sr. Anita taught at Anaconda Central, Anaconda, 1967–1971. In the Diocese of Peoria, Sr. Anita taught at Central Catholic, Bloomington, 1971–1972. In the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Sr. Anita taught at Regina, Minneapolis, 1972–1974; served as cantor, choir director, and musician at Annunciation Parish, Minneapolis, 1974–1976; and volunteered as musician, choir director, and liturgist at Holy Rosary Parish, Minneapolis, 1973–1976. She ministered as liturgical music director at Immaculate Conception Parish, Faribault, 1976–1983, and St. Wenceslaus Parish, New Prague, 1983–1991. In the Diocese of Green Bay, Sr. Anita ministered as choir director at St. Rosalia Parish (now Stella Maris), Sister Bay, 1991–1992. In the Diocese of Madison, Sr. Anita has served as liturgical musician at the Motherhouse, Sinsinawa, since 1992; managed Alliance Publications, Inc., as a music publisher, Sinsinawa, 1992–2017 (the company began in 1989); and served as choir director and organist at St. Patrick Parish, Benton, since 2001. She taught at Benton High School, Benton, 2006–2012. She is currently serving as a music publisher and musician while living in community at the Motherhouse. Her book, Minnesota’s ‘Big Woods’ Musicians: A Narrative on the Rich Tradition of Music in the Culture and Life of the People Who Emigrated from South Bohemia to the Communities in and around New Prague, Minnesota, USA, was published in 2021. Her home parish is Immaculate Conception. Lonsdale, in the St. Paul and Minneapolis Archdiocese. She is the daughter of the late Edward and Rose (Herda) Smisek. Click here to send an honor online.  

Sister Carolyn (Theodora) Wildrick, OPSister Carolyn (Theodora) Wildrick, OP, has ministered in Minnesota, Wisconsin, New York, and Illinois. Her ministry has been dedicated to teaching and chaplaincy. In the Diocese of La Crosse, Sr. Carolyn taught at St. Anne, Wausau, 1970–1975, where she was also Resource Center Coordinator; St. Patrick, Eau Claire, 1993–1994; and Immaculate Conception, Eau Claire, 1994–1998. She served as chaplain resident at Luther Hospital (now Mayo Clinic Health System), Eau Claire, 1998–2000, and as chaplain at Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire, 2000–2011; Strum Area Health and Rehabilitation, Strum, 2012–2015; Fall Creek Valley Care Center, Fall Creek, 2012–2015; and Oakwood Villa (now Oakwood Health Services), Altoona, 2015–2017. In the Archdiocese of New York, Sr. Carolyn taught at Our Lady of Refuge, Bronx, 1985–1990, and Our Lady of Mercy, Bronx, 1990–1993. In the Diocese of Madison, Sr. Carolyn taught at Our Lady Queen of Peace, Madison, 1975–1978, and St. Joseph, Baraboo, 1983–1985. In the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Sr. Carolyn ministered at St. Matthew School, Milwaukee, as teacher, 1978–1979, and principal, 1979–1983. She is living in Altoona, WI, and volunteers locally as chaplain. Her home parish is Immaculate Heart of Mary, Monona, in the Madison Diocese. She is the daughter of the late Thomas and Eleanor (Kujawa) Wildrick. Click here to send an honor online. 

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