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KCSJ Diocese honors Benedictine Sister jubilarians

KCSJ Diocese honors Benedictine Sister jubilarians - (20-08-2018)

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Three Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration were recently honored during the celebration of religious jubilees by the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph.

The event, which honored religious sisters celebrating 25th, 50th, 60th and 70th jubilees, was held Aug. 19 at Our Lady of the Angels Chapel of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Eucharist in Independence, Missouri.

Pictured are (front row, from left) Sister Maria Regina Van den Berg, LM; Benedictine Sister Patricia Vereb, OSB; Benedictine Sister Joan Ridley, OSB; Benedictine Sister Valerie Stark, OSB and Sister Chantal Peyton, LSP; (back row, from left) Sister Paul Mary Wilson, LSP; Sister Rosemary Flanigan, CSJ; KCSJ Bishop James V. Johnston, Jr.; Sister Marie Madeleine Shonka, SCL; and Sister Loretto Marie Colwell, SCL.

Sister Joan was honored for 50 years of monastic profession, and Sister Patricia and Sister Valerie celebrated their 25th jubilees. They will celebrate with the Benedictine Sisters' community in October.