Jubilarians 2019

75 Years of Religious Life

The following five Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa will celebrate their 75th jubilee at a Mass in the Gathering Place Chapel at Sinsinawa Mound on Sunday, June 2, 2019.

Sister Elizabeth Barribeau, OPSister Elizabeth Barribeau, OP, has ministered in Illinois, Minnesota, Alabama, Iowa, Wisconsin, New York, and Florida. Her religious name was Sr. Valerian. Sr. Elizabeth's ministry has been dedicated to teaching. She is living in community at St. Dominic Villa, Hazel Green, WI. Sr. Elizabeth’s home parish is St. Joan of Arc, Goodman, in the Green Bay Diocese. She is the daughter of the late Fred and Beatrice (Le May) Barribeau. Click here to send an honor online.

 

Sister Susan Hahn, OPSister Susan Hahn, OP, has ministered in New York, Illinois, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Her ministry has been dedicated to teaching. She is living in community at the Motherhouse, Sinsinawa. Sr. Susan’s home parish is St. Basil, Chicago, in the Chicago Archdiocese. She is the daughter of the late John and Susan (Marquette) Hahn. Click here to send an honor online.

 

 

Sister Patricia Powers, OPSister Patricia Powers, OP, has ministered in Wisconsin, Illinois, New York, Oklahoma, California, Texas, Florida, and New Mexico. Her religious name was Sr. Jordan. Sr. Patricia's ministry has been dedicated to teaching. She is living in community at the Motherhouse, Sinsinawa. Sr. Patricia’s home parish is Old St. Mary, Chicago, in the Chicago Archdiocese. She is the daughter of the late Martin and Teresa (Meaney) Powers. Click here to send an honor online.

 

Sister Ellen Shannon, OPSister Ellen Shannon, OP, has ministered in Illinois, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, and Washington. Her religious name was Sr. Moise. Sr. Ellen's ministry has been dedicated to education and pastoral care. In the Archdiocese of Chicago, she taught at St. Basil, Chicago, 1944-1947; St. Richard, Chicago, 1947-1956; and Visitation, Chicago, 1961-1962. She ministered as principal at St. Patrick, Lemont, 1962-1968, and St. Luke, River Forest, 1968-1974. In the Diocese of Madison, Sr. Ellen taught at St. Rose, Cuba City, 1956-1957, and St. Joseph, Baraboo, 1959-1960. She served as principal at Blessed Sacrament, Madison, 1984-1985, and as an oral historian for the Sinsinawa Dominican Congregation while residing at St. Dennis Convent, Madison, 1997-1999. In the Diocese of Sioux Falls, Sr. Ellen ministered at St. Joseph, Sioux Falls, as teacher, 1974-1976, and as principal, 1976-1982. In the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, she served as principal at Consolidated Catholic Schools, Faribault, 1983-1984. In the Diocese of Helena, Sr. Ellen served in Kalispell as pastoral minister at St. Matthew-Risen Christ Parish, 1985-1987, and St. Matthew Parish, 1985-1993. In the Diocese of Spokane, she served as convent coordinator at Dominican Center, Spokane, 1994-1997. In the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, she served as business officer at Convent of the Paraclete, Whitefish Bay, 1999-2005. Sr. Ellen is living in community at the Motherhouse, Sinsinawa. Her home parish is St. Jerome, Oconomowoc, in the Milwaukee Archdiocese. She is the daughter of the late Aloysius and Lucia (Lane) Shannon. Click here to send an honor online.

Sister Loretta Zemaitis, OPSister Loretta Zemaitis, OP, has ministered in Wisconsin, Illinois, the District of Columbia, Montana, Texas, Wyoming, South Carolina, and Florida. Her religious name was Sr. Mary Nathan. Sr. Loretta’s ministry has been dedicated to teaching. In the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, she taught elementary students at St. Matthew, Milwaukee, 1945-1950, and adult religious education at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Milwaukee, 1978-1980. She served as director of religious education at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Kenosha, 1990-1994. In the Archdiocese of Washington, Sr. Loretta taught at St. Dominic, Washington, DC, 1956-1957, and at Sacred Heart, Washington, DC, 1973-1974. She taught adult religious education at Sacred Heart Parish, Washington, DC, 1974-1978. In the Archdiocese of Chicago, Sr. Loretta taught at Visitation High, Chicago, 1958-1962; provided food and clothing for the poor at St. Basil Parish, Chicago, 1983-1984; and taught adult religious education at Parish Cooperative in South Chicago (St. Mary Magdalene Parish and Immaculate Conception Parish), Chicago, 1984-1990. She is living in community at the Motherhouse, Sinsinawa. Sr. Loretta’s home parish is St. Gall, Chicago, in the Chicago Archdiocese. She is the daughter of the late Anton and Pearl “Polly” (Kucharski) Zemaitis. Click here to send an honor online. 

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