Dubuque Franciscans Celebrate Milestone Jubilees


The Dubuque Franciscan Sisters honored their Golden (50 years), Diamond (60 years) and Double Diamond Jubilarians (70 years) at celebrations on June 24 and 25 at Mount St. Francis Center.

Golden Jubilarians were honored at a Eucharistic Liturgy on Saturday, June 24, are Sisters Carol Besch, Pat Clemen, Kathy Lentsch, and Nancy Meyerhofer.

Thirteen sisters celebrated Diamond Jubilees (60 years) and six sisters celebrated Double Diamond Jubilees (70 years) at a Eucharistic liturgy on Sunday, June 25.  Diamond Jubilarians to be honored are: Sisters Margaret Coleman, Julitta Deppe, Ann Marie Dunn, Margaret Hansen, Janet Haverkamp, Mary Ann Helle, Carol Hoverman, Madonna Lang, Phyllis Manternach, Monica McMahon, Doris Recker, Rosemary Vaske, and Myra Weitl.  Double Diamond Jubilarians to be honored are: Sisters Thecla Cain, Edna Ginder, Mary Assumpta Glaser, Jeanine McDermott, Alice Schaefer, and Consilia Schoenherr.

Click here to read more about the ministries of the sisters who celebrated.