A joyous gathering on Sunday, June 9, in Belmont, CA, allowed Sisters, family and friends to celebrate the Sisters who are marking 75, 70, and 60 years as Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur.
The photo gallery below offers glimpses of the mass and reception for many of these Sisters (some, sadly, were unable to attend).
These are the 2019 Jubilarians for the US East-West Province/West (Our Sister Jubilarians from other regions are listed below the photo gallery.) Click on the photos of the Sisters to learn about their lives:
Barbara (Anthony) Hamm, SNDdeN
Aileen (Aileen Marie) Bermingham, SNDdeN
Avelina (Guadalupe Julie) Garcia, SNDdeN
Teresa Ann Leahy, SNDdeN
Celeste (Marie Celeste) Pagliarulo, SNDdeN
Cecilia Wallace, SNDdeN
Georgianna Coonis, SNDdeN
Anne (Mary Terence) Locke, SNDdeN
ElisaBeth (Peter Marie) Plesche, SNDdeN
Carol Shoup, SNDdeN
Jean (Mary Jean) Stoner, SNDdeN
The Campanile at Cunningham Chapel on the NDNU campus
75-year Jubilarian Barbara Hamm, SNDdeN
70-year Jubilarian Aileen Bermingham, SNDdeN
70-year Jubilarian Teresa Ann Leahy, SNDdeN
70-year Jubilarian Celeste Pagliarulo, SNDdeN.
70-year Jubilarians Teresa Ann Leahy, SNDdeN and Celeste Paglirulo, SNDdeN
60-year Jubilarian Georgianna Coonis, SNDdeN
60-year Jubilarian Anne Locke, SNDdeN
60-year Jubilarian ElisaBeth Plesche, SNDdeN
60-year Jubilarian Carol Shoup, SNDdeN
60-year Jubilarian Jean Stoner, SNDdeN
60-year Jubilarians Georgianna Coonis, Jean Stoner, Anne Locke and ElisaBeth Plesche.
60-year Jubilarians Carol Shoup, Georgianna Coonis, Anne Locke, Jean Stoner and ElisaBeth Plesche.
Father Patrick Dooling was Presider for the 2019 SNDdeN Jubilee Mass in Belmont, CA.
SNDdeN Associates Mary Fox and Esther Hilferty
60-year Jubilarian Anne Locke, SNDdeN with some family members.
Monica May, 75-year Jubilarian Barbara Hamm, SNDdeN and 60-year Jubilarian ElisaBeth Plesche.
Sharon McMillan, SNDdeN
Martin de Porres Coleman, SNDdeN, with Development Director Monica May.
ElisaBeth Plesche, SNDdeN, 60-year Jubilarian
Nancy Uhl, SNDdeN
SNDdeN Associates Dede Waters-Masters and Chenna Bonequi (center) with Kathleen O'Connor and Dede's granddaughters.
The altar at Cunningham Chapel on the NDNU campus.
Cantors Kathleen Quiazon and Sharon McMillan, SNDdeN, with pianist Christopher Wemp
The Jubilee ceremony worship aid
60-year Jubilarian ElisaBeth Plesche, SNDdeN escorts 75-year Jubilarian Barbara Hamm.
Phyllis D'Anna, SNDdeN welcomed the congregation.
Lousie O'Reilly, SNDdeN gave a Reflection.
Catherine Waldron, SNDdeN, introduced the Vow Renewal.
Jubilarians renew their vows as Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur.
60-year Jubilarian Anne Locke, SNDdeN led the Presentation of Gifts
60-year Jubilarian Carol Shoup, SNDdeN,was part of the Presentation of 'Gifts
During the exchange of the sign of peace
Fr. Dooling with the eucharistic ministers
The St. Julie Billiart statue.
The Jubilarians process out following the ceremony.
Floral arrangement for the main altar.
SNDdeN Associates Shyrl McMormick and Diana Enriquez-Fields with Brian Fields and their son.
60-year Jubilarian Carol Shoup, SNDdeN (center) with colleagues Mary Beth Riley and John Bracco.
SNDdeN Sisters Caroline Sanchez, Magdalena Yang, and Paula Tak.
SNDdeN Associates Kathy Noether and Amy Jobin
Carol Proctor, SNDdeN, Fr. Patrick Dooling, and friends.
60-year Jubilarian Georgianna Coonis, SNDdeN with Diane Morey and Marylou Beban
Sr. Irene Cullen, RSCJ, and SNDdeNs Magdalena Yang,75-year Jubilarian Barbara Hamm, Jeanette Braun and 60-year Jubilarian ElisaBeth Plesche.
Relatives of 70-year Jubilarian Teresa Ann Leahy, SNDdeN
MaryBeth Riley and Susana Garcia of Notre Dame High School, San Jose.
Mimi Crumpton with 70-year Jubilarian Aileen Bermingham, SNDdeN. Sister Aileen taught Mimi in 5th grade!
Martin de Porres Coleman, SNDdeN with Pat Nagle, IHM
Lynne Knapp, SNDdeN with Fr. Mike Miller
Guests of 70-year Jubilarian Teresa Ann Leahy, SNDdeN
NSDDeNs Annette Burkart and Marilyn Smith, and Sr. Marilyn's sister Patsy.
A reception was held at the Walter Gleason Center on the NDNU Campus.
75-year Jubilarian Barbara Hamm, SNDdeN with family in 2019.
70-year Jubilarian Barbara Hamm, SNDdeN with family and friends. in 2019
70-year Jubilarian Teresa Ann Leahy, SNDdeN (in front wearing red) with friends and family.
70-year Jubilarian Celeste Pagliarulo, SNDdeN with friends
60-year Jubilarian Georgianna Coonis, SNDdeN (fourth from left) with friends and family.
Sister Anne Locke, SNDdeN with three of her siblings at her 60th Jubilee celebration.
60-year Jubilarian ElisaBeth Plesche (center), SNDdeN, surrounded by friends.
60-year Jubilarian Carol Shoup, SNDdeN (in front wearing a patterned dress) with friends.
60-year Jubilarian Jean Stoner, SNDdeN with family and friends.
60-year Jubilarian Jean Stoner, SNDdeN with her nieces.
These are the 2019 Jubilarians from the other units within the US East-West Province:
Marie Alice McNelis
Claire M. Callahan 75 YEARS
Ann Marie McAndrews
Marie Paula McNiff
Katherine E. Burns
Patricia Gertrude Gill
Lillian Morris 70 YEARS
Marie St. Henry Bedard
Helen Julie Monroe
Catherine St. John Byrne
Charlotte Francis Wickes 60 YEARS
Dorothy McCormick CH
Alice St. Joseph Kenney
Monica Daniel Madden
Mary Alice McCabe
Mary Jane Cavallo