BLESSED MIRIAM TERESA DEMJANOVICH, SC

On October 4, 2014, New Jersey will have its first woman to be proclaimed Blessed by the Catholic Church. Sister Miriam Teresa Demjanovich, SC, born and raised in Bayonne, New Jersey, was a member of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth.  In her short life she showed deep reverence for God’s presence and action in her life. In response, she led what the Church has called a life of heroic virtue. Expressed in love of God and love of neighbor, her life is a model for others. Click below to learn more about Sister Miriam Teresa.
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DIVINE LITURGY OF THANKSGIVING

Sister Miriam Teresa Demjanovich’s beatification is to be commemorated at
the parish of her baptism, St. John the Baptist Church, 15 East 26th Street in Bayonne on Sunday, October 5, at 3:00 PM. Bishop Kurt Burnette of the Byzantine Ruthenian Eparchy of Passaic will celebrate a Divine Liturgy of Thanksgiving and also seek her special intercession. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend this Liturgy, and there will also be a reception following in the parish center. If you plan to attend the liturgy and the reception, please contact St. John the Baptist Church no later than Sunday, September 28 at (201) 339-1840 or by email at
ronbat181@gmail.com with the number attending so that proper preparations can be made.    

 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT

 

Read Sister Janet Lehmann’s thank you letter to all of the supporters of our recent Haitian Initiative:

My heart is full of joy and deep gratitude for your generous support that enabled nursing students from the University of Notre Dame Haiti, Jacmel campus to participate in an educational and cultural program in New Jersey. I wanted to personally thank each and every one of you, describe what happened a little, and give you our plan for next year.  Click below to read the entire letter.

 

 

 

 
 

SISTERS OF CHARITY MARCH FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

On Sunday, September 21, a group of Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth and friends joined 400,000 other people in New York City for the People’s Climate March. The huge, hope-filled gathering was the largest political demonstration around the climate crisis in history.

 

 

 

MEET SISTER MARY PIERRE MCPHEE

Every month our Director of Development, Wendy Relation, interviews a Sister of Charity of Saint Elizabeth and shares her story with you.

 
 
 

Remember Our Deceased Sisters in Your Prayers

In your kindness, please remember our deceased sisters, and all who have been called home by God. Grant them eternal rest, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May their souls and all the souls of the faithful departed Rest in your peace. Amen



 

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