In Memoriam: Sister Joan Coffey, OP

In Memoriam: Sister Joan Coffey, OP

Readings for the liturgy: Book of Wisdom (7: 21-30), 1 Corinthians 2:6-9, Matthew 19: 27-29. Today is about remembering and, in that remembering, celebrating. In remembering, we bump up against facts about a life we knew, in this case, a woman we knew, and we have to...
In memoriam for Sister Mary Ella Morrison, OP (aka Target)

In memoriam for Sister Mary Ella Morrison, OP (aka Target)

One of my favorite authors is Abraham Heschel who once said “to remember is to love.”  And so today, we gather to remember and celebrate the life of Mary Ella Morrison: woman religious, a member of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, sister and sister-in-law, aunt, cousin,...
In memoriam for Sister Mary Ella Morrison, OP (aka Target)

Sister Mary Ella Morrison, OP

Sister Mary Ella Morrison, OP (Sister Margaret Therese) of the Dominican Sisters of Hope died peacefully on September 1, 2020. The daughter of the late Thomas J. and Catherine V. (O’Connell) Morrison, she was born July 11, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Sister...
Sister Ann Stankiewicz, OP

Sister Ann Stankiewicz, OP

Sister Ann Stankiewicz, OP (Sister Michael Joseph) of the Dominican Sisters of Hope died on July 1, 2020 at the Wartburg in Mount Vernon, NY. She was 86 years of age. The daughter of the late Joseph and Rose (Dourney Hoag) Stankiewicz, she was born June 24, 1934 in...
Sister Marie Jeanne Beauregard, OP

Sister Marie Jeanne Beauregard, OP

Sister Marie Jeanne Beauregard, OP of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, died Monday, May 18, 2020 in Fall River, MA. She was 91 years of age. The daughter of the late Romeo and Marie Jeanne (Rivard) Beauregard, she was born February 20, 1929 in Saint Liboire, Quebec,...
In Memoriam: Sister Joan Coffey, OP

Sister Joan Coffey, OP

Sister Joan Coffey, OP (Sister James Cecilia) of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, died May 11, 2020 in Morris Hall, Lawrenceville, NJ. She was 91 years of age. The daughter of the late James Edward and Nora Riley Coffey, she was born March 30, 1929 in New Rochelle, New...