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Dubuque Franciscans Receive New Novice In Honduras

Dubuque Franciscans Receive New Novice in Honduras

On Friday, December 13, in Gracias, Lempira, Honduras, the Sisters of St. Francis of Dubuque received Katy Meylin Orellana Deras, of El Salvador, as a novice to the congregation. During…

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DBQ Franciscan Associate Honored With Governor’s Award

DBQ Franciscan Associate Honored with Governor’s Award

Dubuque Franciscan Associate Father George Karnik received the Iowa Governor’s Volunteer Award for his ministry to those imprisoned or jailed on October 31, 2019. From 1974-1999, Father George annually led a…

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Sr. Helen Huewe Receives 2019 Matthew 25 Award

Sr. Helen Huewe Receives 2019 Matthew 25 Award

For her lifelong dedication to the poor, Sister Helen Huewe, OSF, has been named the 2019 recipient of Divine Word College’s Matthew 25 Award. The Remsen, Iowa, native had a…

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