Dubuque Franciscans Celebrate Milestone Jubilees


The Dubuque Franciscan Sisters honored their Ruby (40 years), Diamond (60 years), and Double Diamond Jubilarians (70 years) at celebrations in October at Mount St. Francis Center.

Sisters Marie Cigrand and Maureen Leach celebrated their Ruby Jubilee (40 years) at a Celebration of the Word on Saturday, October 23, at Mount St. Francis Chapel.

Twelve sisters celebrated Diamond Jubilees (60 years) and six sisters celebrated their Double Diamond Jubilee (70 years) at a Mass Sunday, October 24.

Diamond Jubilarians honored were: Sisters Carol Ann Berte, Charlotte Enright, Carole Freking, Kathleen Grace, Mary Hauber, Susan Ivis, Theresa Jungers, Marcine Kellner, Bertha Kruse, Jane McGrain, Judy Sinnwell, and Margaret Wick.

Double Diamond Jubilarians honored were: Sisters Bonita Fondell, Gwen Hennessey, Elvira Kelley, Mary Kivlahan, Ruth Kleitch, and Eleanor Lambert.

The celebrations were livestreamed and recorded.  To view them online, visit https://www.youtube.com/dubuquefranciscans.