MARRIOTTSVILLE, Md.—The Congregation of Bon Secours, with health facilities in the Diocese of Charleston, expanded its vocation efforts worldwide recently. The congregation named Sister Pat Dowling to the new position of international vocation coordinator. She will coordinate all the vocation efforts globally and work closely with the congregation’s vocation directors and promoters in the United States, Ireland, Great Britain, France and Peru. Sister Fran Gorsuch was named as the United States vocation director.
CHARLESTON—As the applause rose up and out in a warm rush for Sister Rosemary Render, she smiled and raised both hands, like a beloved star waving off accolades. Sister Rosie, as she’s affectionately called, certainly […]
Franciscan Sister Elena Goulding, former teacher at St. Paul the Apostle School in Spartanburg, dies at 81
ASTON, PENNSYLVANIA—Sister Elena Goulding, OSF, died in Assisi House on April 7. She was a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 63 years. She was 81. The Mass of Christian […]
COLUMBIA, Pennsylvania—Sister Marian Piskurich, an Adorer of the Blood of Christ, died on April 3 at St. Anne’s Retirement Community. She was 89. The Mass of Christian Burial was held April 9, with burial in […]