Photo by Betty Steele
Bishop Terry R. LaValley is shown with seven of the 2014 religious jubilarians of the diocese following the Oct. 12 Religious Jubilee Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral. The celebration marked the opening of the diocesan observance of the Year of Consecrated Life. From left are, St. Joseph Sisters Maureen Sweeney, 50 years; James Marie Kelly, 60 years; and Mary Helen Hermann, 50 years; Bishop LaValley, St. Joseph Sisters Mary Christine Taylor, 65 years; Yvonne Therese Cusson, 50 years; Mary Eamon Lyng, 50 years; and Mary Annunciata Collins, 50 years. Sister Agnes Racette, a Sister of Charity of St. Louis celebrating 75 years of religious life, was unable to attend. Click here to read Bishop LaValley’s homily for the jubilee.