Virginia Mohr, OP


  Homily for S. Virginia Mohr, OP by S. Anne Marie Bucher We have just heard some very comforting readings.  In Isaiah God said to the people “Do not be afraid – I have called you by name—you are mine”… God promised Israel (and that includes us) that troubles would not over whelm them and [...]

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Sister Louise Synan, OP


Sister Louise Synan, OP (Sister Mary Patricia) of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, died on June 4, 2014 at the Kaplan Residence in Newburgh, NY. She was 83 years old. The daughter of the late William E. and Louise D. McNerney Synan, she was born June 14, 1931 in Fall River, MA. Sister Louise entered [...]

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Sister Jean Rosaire Bedotto, OP


Homily by S. Catherine Walsh, May 28, 2014 Our dear Jean went home to God quietly and peacefully as she did most everything else. As Colossians told us she had already put on compassion, kindness, gentleness and most days patience. It was at home that she learned these virtues through her mom and dad. She [...]

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Kathleen Sullivan, OP


Sister Kathleen Sullivan, OP, formerly known as Sister James Francis, of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, died April 3, 2014 at the Wartburg, Mt. Vernon, NY. She was 83 years of age. The daughter of the late Francis Patrick and Katherine Reilly Sullivan, she was born January 29, 1931 in New York City. Sister Kathleen [...]

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Virginia Hanrahan, OP


  Eulogy by S. Anne Marie Bucher We are here tonight to celebrate the life of S. Virginia Hanrahan.  Each of us comes with many stories about her – and I would like to share some of my thoughts with you.  As many of you know she was called Ginny or Ginger by family and friends.  She [...]

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