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204, 2020

Sr. Joan Gripshover 2020

By |April 2nd, 2020|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Joan Gripshover 1942-2020 Born June 9, 1942 Entered St. Walburg Monastery in 1961 Received habit in 1962 Died March 30, 2020    Sister Joan Gripshover was born on June 9, 1942 to Aloysius and Anna Gripshover and named Patricia Gertrude. She was the second of eight children, two sisters and five brothers. Patricia was a graduate of St. Henry High School and a twelve-year student there. She entered [...]

1612, 2019

Sr. Estelle Schulte 2019

By |December 16th, 2019|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Estelle Schulte, 1926-2019  Born September 30, 1926 Received habit, 1946 First Profession, 1947 Died December 10, 2019   Sister Estelle Schulte was born on September 30, 1926 to Norbert and Irene Faust Schulte and named Mary Catherine. She was the third of five children, three brothers and one sister, all of whom are deceased. Mary Catherine was a graduate of Holy Cross High School and entered St. Walburg Monastery [...]

2503, 2019

Ashley Builders Group and St. Walburg Monasterysettle zoning dispute with Villa Hills residents

By |March 25th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Ashley Builders Group and St. Walburg Monastery settle zoning dispute with Villa Hills residents Drees Homes and Fischer Homes to build homes in new development VILLA HILLS, Ky. -- Ashley Builders Group and Saint Walburg Monastery of Benedictine Sisters of Covington, Kentucky have agreed to settle a zoning appeal by Defend VH Group, LLC and 12 Villa Hills residents who sought to overturn a decision by the Villa Hills City Council that permitted construction of a mixed-use residential development project by the developer on real estate owned by the religious order.   [...]

1503, 2019

Sr. Cecilia Daigle 2018

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Cecilia Daigle 1931-2018 Born December 17, 1931 Entered St. Scholastica Priory, Covington, Louisiana August 25, 1948 Received Habit August 17, 1949 Made First Profession January 14, 1951 Transferred Profession of Stability to St. Walburg Monastery August 1, 1992 Died August 8, 2018 Sister Cecilia Daigle was born in New Orleans, LA on December 17, 1931 to Richard and Mary Lamy Daigle and named Claire Ann. She was the fifth [...]

1503, 2019

St. Helen Hergot 2018

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Helen Hergot 1936-2018 Born June 7, 1936 Yosemite, California Entered St. Walburg Monastery August 15, 1954 Received Habit July 2, 1955 Made First Profession August 24, 1956 Died December 27, 2018 Sister Helen Hergott was born in Yosemite, California on June 7, 1936 to H. Stanley and Esther Bramlage Hergott. She was the oldest of three daughters. After the death of her mother, her father married Gabriella Blau, who [...]

1503, 2019

Sr. Justina Franxman 2019

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Justina Franxman 1928-2019 Born April 23, 1923 in Newport, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery September 8, 1948 Received Habit June 30, 1949 First Profession August 24, 1950 Died March 4, 2019 Sister Justina Franxman was born on April 23, 1928 and adopted by J. Herman and Elizabeth Gripshover Franxman in October of 1929. Mary Louise gained three brothers upon her adoption. She cherished the years she worked in the [...]

3101, 2018

Sr. Esther O’Hara 2018

By |January 31st, 2018|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Esther O'Hara, 1929-2018 Born December 14, 1929 in Covington, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery September 7, 1947 Received habit June 29, 1948 First Profession June 30, 1949 Died January 31, 2018         Sister Esther O’Hara was born on December 14, 1929 to William and Marie Wischer O’Hara and named Laverne. She was one of seven children, having two sisters and four brothers. One sister died as an infant. After [...]

201, 2018

Sister Victoria Eisenman

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

Current Interests: I have remained active in promoting the Benedictine charism at Villa Madonna Academy by chairing a Benedictine Identity Committee with six of the lay teachers, Sr. Mary Carol, CDP, and Sr. Mary Carol, OSB. It is my pleasure to coordinate the activities in the school's former dormitories at Villa Madonna Center. Meeting the people who come for weekend retreats or other gatherings and having the opportunity to welcome [...]

201, 2018

Sister Mary Rabe, Monastery Coordinator

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

201, 2018

Sister David Ruschmann

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

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201, 2018

Sister Andrea Collopy

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

Current Ministry and Interests: In 2003 I retired from being administrator in the Infirmary, having been a teacher for 43 years and serving in administration as sub-prioress for 12 years. I continue to lead exercises with the infirmary sisters twice each week, take people to doctors, do periodic night duty and help wherever I can. In my spare time I enjoy reading, crossword puzzles and crocheting baby booties of all [...]

201, 2018

Sister Kathleen Ryan

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

Current ministry: I am a 6th grade teacher at Mary, Queen of Heaven School in Erlanger, Kentucky. Favorite quotation from Scripture: My favorite story from Scripture is the woman taken in adultery because its shows Jesus' love for her and for those who accuse her. Also I like a small quotation from Isaiah where God says, "I will hold you by the (right) hand." Monastic life at St. Walburg Monastery: [...]

201, 2018

Sister Kimberly Porter

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

201, 2018

Sister Emmanuel Pieper

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

Current Ministry and Interests: I am the Community artist. My other interests are social justice issues and issues concerning the conservation and preservation of the earth. Favorite quotation from the Rule: "Where is the one in love with life and desiring to see good days?" Monastic Life at St. Walburg Monastery: Life with the Benedictines has been season after season of very good days. Monastic life at St. Walburg's is [...]

201, 2018

Sister Rose Rauen

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

201, 2018

Sister Sharon Portwood

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

Current Ministry and Interests: My ministry has been elementary education. Presently, I am teaching fifth and sixth grade children at St. Francis Seraph School in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio. Favorite Scripture quotation: While I have numerous favorite quotes from Scripture, I especially love the Book of Psalms for personal reflection. This has been true since my earliest years in community. "Let everything that lives and breathes, praise God." Monastic Life at [...]

201, 2018

Sister Deborah Harmeling, Development Director, Archivist

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

  Current Ministry and Interests: Since May, 2003 I have been the new and first Development Director at St. Walburg Monastery. Before that, I spent 28 years as a faculty member, formation team member and library director at the Athenaeum of Ohio/Mt. St. Mary Seminary in Cincinnati, Ohio. My interests are many: history, especially monastic and medieval history, computer work, especially web pages and desktop publishing, manuscripts and rare books. [...]

201, 2018

Sister Rosemary McCormack

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

201, 2018

Sister Mary Tewes, Oblate Director

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

Current Ministry and Interests: I have been Director of Religious education at Our Lady of the Visitation Parish since 1992. I am also the Coordinator of Benedictine Associates for St. Walburg Monastery. I love taking photos of events at the parish and with the Associates, the community and my family. Favorite Scripture quotation: "Strong is God's love for us. Alleluia!"--Psalm 117 "To prefer nothing to that love for us."--Chapter 72--Rule [...]

201, 2018

Sister Nancy Kordenbrock, Subprioress & Treasurer

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

Current Ministry and Interests: I am a Biology Teacher and Alumni Coordinator for Villa Madonna Academy. Favorite Scripture quotation: "Clothe yourselves with heartfelt mercy, with kindness, humility, meekness and patience ... Christ's peace must reign in your hearts ... Dedicate yourselves to thankfulness." Colossians 3: 112-17 To me this passage has always expressed what our Christian life should be and how we are to live as children so loved by [...]

201, 2018

Sister Joan Fraenzle

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

201, 2018

Sister Colleen Winston

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

Current ministry and interest: I've always been someone with eclectic areas of interest, and I have usually found ways to use these in ministry. Photography, human communication, TV/ film, sciences, ecology, history, theology, & contemporary cultural forces are all areas of interest. I have been able to incorporate these during my years as a high school teacher, those as communication director for the Diocese of Covington, and in my years [...]

201, 2018

Sister Christa Kreinbrink, Director of Buildings & Grounds

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

201, 2018

Sister Margaret Mary Gough, Archivist

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

201, 2018

Sister Martha Walther

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

Current Ministry and Interests: I work at the Diocese of Covington Tribunal where I am a notary, appeal court manager and case librarian. I have just returned from a 3 week mission to a Benedictine community in Namibia, Africa where I worked with sisters in formation on English as a second language. Monastic life at St. Walburg Monastery: It's an expedition graced with purpose, companionship and adventure every day. Moved [...]

201, 2018

Sister Ann John Kotch

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

201, 2018

Sister Rita Bilz

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

201, 2018

Sister Cathy Bauer, Vocation Director & Spiritual Director

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

Sister Cathy Bauer As I reflect upon my life as a Benedictine, I realize the goodness and blessings that God has given to me. What a humbling experience it is! If it had not been for so many people who have touched my life and continue to support me, I wonder were my journey would have taken me. My reflection helped me to realize that I was born to be [...]

201, 2018

Sister Mary Peter Youtsey

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

201, 2018

Sister Rita Brink

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

201, 2018

Sister Henrietta Seiler

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

201, 2018

Sister Dorothy Schuette, Spiritual Director

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

Current Ministry and Interests: I am a Pastoral Associate doing pastoral ministry at Mother of God Parish in Covington, Kentucky. Some of my interests are hospitality to new members of the parish and getting them involved in parish life. I also am interested in Social Issues, especially death penalty abolition, closing the School of the Americas and providing services to the needy in our local area. Favorite Scripture quotation: Psalm [...]

201, 2018

Sister Andrea Vasquez

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

201, 2018

Sister Denise Gough

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

201, 2018

Sister Mary Catherine Wenstrup, Infirmary Director

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

Current Ministry: At present I serve as a canon lawyer for the Tribunal of the Covington, Kentucky diocese. Most of my work is concerned with annulments but occasionally I am able to provide canonical consultation on other areas of Church life. Favorite quote from the Rule or Scripture: I don't really have a favorite Scripture quote, but I tend to go to the Wisdom literature when I am trying to [...]

201, 2018

Sister Ann Middendorf

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

Current Ministry and Interests: My current ministry is listening and praying with people. Helping them to hang in there with their problems. Favorite Scripture quotation: One of my favorite Scripture quotations is John 15:16, "It was not you who chose me, it was I who chose you to go forth and bear fruit." This calling was my invitation to follow Christ. This vocation has brought me much happiness Monastic Life [...]

201, 2018

Sister Barbara Woeste

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

Current Ministry and Interests:I am a Pastoral Associate at the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption in Covington, Kentucky. My interests include my great niece and nephew and garage sales. Favorite Scripture quotation: "Whatever you do for the least of my brothers and sisters, you do for me." Matthew 25 Monastic Life at St. Walburg Monastery: Monastic life causes me to stretch myself to be a better person. Through the Liturgy [...]

201, 2018

Sister Stella Marie Gough, Infirmary Scheduler

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

Current Ministry & Interests: As Associate Director for Catechetical Services for the Diocese of Covington, I work at the Department of Catholic Education and work with Directors and Coordinators of Parish Religious Education Program. I also belong to the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership (NCCL) and serve on the Representative Council for the Louisville Province. I enjoy music and reading. I have been part of the national group of Sisters [...]

201, 2018

Sister Mary Carol Hellmann, Guest House Coordinator

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

Current Ministry and Interests: I teach private piano students at Villa Madonna Academy after retiring from fifty years of classroom teaching which I dearly loved. Thirty of those fifty years were at VMA, which is my Alma Mater as well. Some of the highlights were the production of the Marriage of Figaro, a Peace Child production with eighth graders after collaborating with Russian Jewish students locally, seeing my chorus members [...]

201, 2018

Sister Mariana Kirk

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

201, 2018

Sister Aileen Bankemper, Prioress

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Meet the Sisters|

101, 2018

Sr. Martha Feder 2018

By |January 1st, 2018|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Martha Feder, 1924-2018 Born February 4, 1924 in Latonia, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery August 15, 1942 Received habit, June 29, 1943 First Profession, June 30, 1944 Died July 14, 2018         Sr. Martha Feder, OSB was born on February 4, 1924 and named Loretta Margaret. She was the third of five children born to Alphous Franklin and Margaret C. Jennings Feder. Her four siblings, two boys and two girls, [...]

101, 2018

Sr. Philomena Rarreick 2018

By |January 1st, 2018|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Philomena Rarreick, 1930-2018 Born June 7, 1930 in Falmouth, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery December 8, 1948 Received habit, June 27, 1950 First Profession, August 24, 1951 Died January 16, 2018        Sister Philomena Rarreick was born on June 6, 1930 to Sidney and Laura McElfresh Rarreick near Falmouth, KY. Named Sarretta, she was the youngest of four children. Lavonne and Eupha, her sisters, and Vincent, her brother, are deceased. [...]

101, 2018

Sr. Margaret Mary Dressman 2018

By |January 1st, 2018|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Margaret Mary Dressman, 1923-2018 Born December 28, 1923 in Latonia, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery September 8, 1941 Received habit June 29, 1942 First Profession, June 30, 1943 Died April 8, 2018         Sister Margaret Mary Dressman was born on December 29, 1923 to James and Mary Teresa Hoover Dressman. She was one of nine children, having five sisters and three brothers. After graduation from Holy Cross High School, [...]

101, 2018

Sr. Jeanette Frisch 2018

By |January 1st, 2018|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Jeanette Frisch, 1929-2018 Born March 24, 1929 in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery September 8, 1946 Received habit June 28, 1947 First Profession, June 29, 1948 Died June 21, 2018       Sister Jeanette Frisch died June 21, 2018. She was born on March 24, 1929 to John and Selma Cahill Frisch and named Ursula. She was the third of seven children, having four brothers and two sisters, all of [...]

101, 2017

Sr. Joann Dziolek 2017

By |January 1st, 2017|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Joann Dziolek, 1934-2017 Born July 11, 1934 in Free Soil, Michigan Entered Our Lady of Sorrows Convent, Tinley Park, Illinois August 22, 1955 Received habit, February 10, 1956 First Profession, February 22, 1957 Transferred profession of stability to St. Walburg Monastery September 29, 1977. Died August 3, 2017 Sister Joann Dziolek, OSB was born on July 11, 1934 in Free Soil, MI to Stanley and Aberdeen Roskoskey Dziolek. Joann [...]

101, 2017

Sr. Xavier Anneken 2017

By |January 1st, 2017|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Xavier Anneken, 1923-2017 Born March 23, 1923 in Latonia, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery December 27, 1946 Received habit, 1947 First Profession, June 29, 1948 Died March 23, 2017           Sister Xavier Anneken, OSB was born to John H. Anneken and Clara Robish Anneken on March 26, 1923 in Latonia KY and given the name Mary Martha Helen at her baptism. To her friends she was always Marcy. [...]

1603, 2016

What do successful grads think you should study?

By |March 16th, 2016|Categories: University News|

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1503, 2016

Former student discusses success in the fashion industry

By |March 15th, 2016|Categories: University News|

My success is no accident. Etiam consectetur odio erat, quis mattis leo vestibulum non. Fusce ex ligula, tristique quis finibus sed, placerat sed libero. Phasellus convallis, sem ac tristique interdum, purus purus vehicula quam, ut fermentum sem orci in est. Aliquam leo purus, iaculis non condimentum hendrerit, vestibulum quis tortor. Vestibulum quis viverra felis. Vestibulum elementum magna ut diam placerat, in venenatis est egestas. Vivamus at libero auctor, ullamcorper libero [...]

1503, 2016

How do you best prepare for university?

By |March 15th, 2016|Categories: University News|

Focus on exam results. Etiam consectetur odio erat, quis mattis leo vestibulum non. Fusce ex ligula, tristique quis finibus sed, placerat sed libero. Phasellus convallis, sem ac tristique interdum, purus purus vehicula quam, ut fermentum sem orci in est. Aliquam leo purus, iaculis non condimentum hendrerit, vestibulum quis tortor. Vestibulum quis viverra felis. Vestibulum elementum magna ut diam placerat, in venenatis est egestas. Vivamus at libero auctor, ullamcorper libero condimentum, [...]

101, 2015

Sr. Teresa Wolking, 2015

By |January 1st, 2015|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Teresa Wolking, 1919-2015 Born October 11 1919 in Covington, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery August 15, 1937 Received habit, March 21, 1938 First Profession, June 28, 1939 Died August 31, 2015                     Sister Teresa Wolking was born in Covington, KY on October 11, 1919 to Charles F. and Antoinette Mueller Wolking and baptized Margaret Mary. Always known as Peggy, she was the second oldest of six daughters, all of [...]

101, 2015

Sr. Clarita Anneken 2015

By |January 1st, 2015|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Clarita Anneken, 1919-2015 Born January 18, 1919 in Latonia, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery August 15, 1935 Received habit, February 25, 1936 First Profession, June 28, 1937 Died September 8, 2015                    Sister Clarita Anneken, OSB was born to John H. Anneken and Clara Robish Anneken on January 18, 1919 and given the name Dorothy Esther at her baptism. Dorothy was the second oldest of eight children—five girls and three [...]

101, 2014

Sr. Immaculata Campbell 2014

By |January 1st, 2014|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Immaculata Campbell, 1923-2014 Born January 30, 1923 in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery, August 15, 1941 Received habit, June 29, 1942 First Profession, June 30, 1943 Died May 23, 2014             Sister Immaculata Campbell, OSB was born in Ft. Mitchell, KY on January 30, 1923 to James Henry and Eleanor Griffith Campbell and given the name Eleanor at her baptism. She and her twin Patricia were the [...]

101, 2014

Sr. Annita Schirmer 2014

By |January 1st, 2014|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Annita Schirmer, 1926-2014 Born October 12, 1926 in Warsaw, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery September 8, 1944 Received habit, June 27, 1945 First Profession, July 1, 1946 Died December 20, 2014       Sister Annita Schirmer was born to Samuel and Anna Klaren Schirmer on October 12, 1926 and named Mary Ellen when she was baptized at St. Joseph Church in Warsaw, KY. Both parents were natives of Warsaw. In [...]

101, 2014

Sr. Betty Cahill 2014

By |January 1st, 2014|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Betty Cahill, 1931-2014 Born July 11, 1931 in Erlanger, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery for the third time, December 8, 1957 Received habit, June 14, 1958 First Profession, August 24, 1959 Died October 23, 2014       Sister Betty Cahill was born to James C. and Georgia Hummel Cahill in Erlanger, KY on July 11, 1931, the feast of St. Benedict. She was given the name Betty Ann at her baptism. [...]

101, 2014

Sr. Dominic Sullivan 2014

By |January 1st, 2014|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Dominic Sullivan, 1928-2014 Born January 14, 1928 in Ludlow, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery December 27, 1947 Received habit, June 29, 1948 First Profession, June 30 1949 Died November 11, 2014       Sister Dominic Sullivan, OSB was born to James Patrick and Frances Breuer Sullivan on January 14, 1928 and given the name Mary when she was baptized at St. James Church, Ludlow, KY. Mary was the sixth of [...]

101, 2013

Sr. Jean Scott 2013

By |January 1st, 2013|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Jean Scott, 1931-2013 Born December 26, 1931, Florence, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, September 4, 1949 Received habit, June 27, 1950 First Profession, August 24, 1951 Died March 7, 2013 Sister Jean Scott, OSB, was born to Aloysius C. and Shirley (Eddins) Scott in Florence, KY on December 26, 1931 and given the name Elizabeth J. at her baptism. Jean was the last of ten children, four girls and six [...]

101, 2013

Sr. Samuel Azzolina 2013

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Sister Samuel Azzolina, 1912-2013 Born April 12, 1912, Mayberry, West VirginiaEntered St. Walburg Monastery, September 15, 1940 Received habit, June 30, 1941 First Profession, July 1, 1942 Died January 15, 2013             Sister Samuel Azzolina, OSB was born to Salvadore and Carmella (Leone) Azzolina in Mayberry, WV on April 12, 1912 and given the name Josephine at her baptism. Immigrants from Sicily, her parents were blessed with five daughters of [...]

101, 2013

Sr. Monica Fessler 2013

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Sister Monica Fessler, 1921-2013 Born December 11, 1921, Newport, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery, September 8, 1946 Received habit, June 8, 1947 First Profession, June 29, 1948 Died October 5, 2013                 Sister Monica Fessler was born to Edward and Louise Ruschmann Fessler on December 11, 1921 in Newport, KY and received the name Martha at her baptism. She and her twin sister Mary were the youngest of four siblings; [...]

101, 2013

Sr. Carmella Azzolina 2013

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Sister Carmella Azzolina, 1912-2013 Born May 13. 1909, Welch, West VirginiaEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 17, 1934 Received habit, August 13, 1935 First Profession, August 14, 1936 Died December 8, 2013             Sister Carmella Azzolina, OSB was born to Salvadore and Carmella (Leone) Azzolina in Welch, WV on May 13, 1909 and given the name Mary Virginia. Immigrants from Sicily, her parents were blessed with five daughters of whom Mary was [...]

101, 2013

Sr. Agnes Ruschman 2013

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Sister Agnes Ruschman, 1915-2013 Born March 28, 1915, Newport, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery, August 15, 1937 Received habit, March 21, 1938 First Profession, June 28, 1939 Died September 4, 2013             Sr. Agnes Ruschmann was born to Joseph and Clara (Motz) Ruschmann on March 28, 1915 in Newport, KY and given the name Helen Frances at her baptism. Helen was the fourth of eleven children—two boys and nine girls, five [...]

101, 2013

Sr. Andrew Hellmann 2013

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Sister Andrew Hellmann, 1932-2013 Born July 24, 1932, Covington, KYEntered St. Walburg Monastery, September 8, 1950 Received habit, July 2, 1951 First Profession, August 23, 1952 Died January 24, 2013             Sister Andrew Hellmann, OSB was born to Norbert G. and Marian (Jugas) Hellmann in Covington, KY on July 24, 1932 and given the name Mary Joyce at her baptism. Joyce was third of eight children, six girls (Judy is [...]

101, 2013

Sr. Immaculata Haar 2013

By |January 1st, 2013|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Immaculata Haar, 1924-2013 Born October 24, 1924 in New Orleans, LouisianaEntered St. Scholastica Priory, Covington, Louisiana August 26, 1939 Received habit, August 20, 1940 First Profession, February 10, 1942 Transferred vows to St. Walburg Monastery, July 11, 1991 Died December 31, 2013           Sister Immaculata Haar was born to Joseph W. and Catherine (Miller) Haar on October 24, 1924 in New Orleans, LA and was given the name Rose [...]

101, 2012

Sr. Martina Arnold 2012

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Sister Martina Arnold, 1923-2012 Born November 12, 1923, Covington, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery, December 27, 1942 Received habit, June 29, 1943 First Profession, June 30, 1944 Died December 20, 2012             Sister Martina Arnold, OSB was born to Joseph W. and Mary Christina (Schwartz) Arnold in Covington, KY on November 12, 1923 and named Loraine Florence at her baptism. Loraine was the second youngest of 15 children, four boys and [...]

101, 2012

Sr. Carla Cook 2012

By |January 1st, 2012|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Sister Carla Cook Born October 1, 1920, Latonia, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery September 8, 1941 Received habit, June 29, 1942 Made First Profession, June 30, 1943 Died March 7, 2012           Sister Carla Cook, OSB was born to Carl and Lucille French Cook on October 1, 1920 and given the name Rosemary at her baptism. Mr. Cook’s first wife had died, leaving three young daughters who were Rosemary’s half-sisters; two [...]

101, 2012

Sr. Regis Egger 2012

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Sister Regis Egger Born April 3, 1916, Fruitvale (Grand Junction), Colorado Entered St. Walburg Monastery January 10, 1940 Received habit, June 28, 1940 Made First Profession, June 30, 1941 Died April 16, 2012             Sister Regis Egger, OSB, was born to Joseph and Mary Magdalena Friedman Egger on April 3, 1916  at (Fruitvale) Grand Junction, CO  and given the name Loretta Frances at her baptism. Seventeen children,  seven boys and ten [...]

101, 2011

Sr. Marilyn Thiel 2011

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Sister Marilyn Thiel, 1932-2011 Born November 20, 1932, Cincinnati, Ohio Entered St. Walburg Monastery, September 15, 1951 Received habit, March 21, 1952 First Profession, June 30, 1943 Died December 21, 2011            Sister Marilyn Thiel, OSB was born to Elmer G. and Marie Cecilia Bender Thiel on November 20, 1932 and given the name Marilyn Ann at her baptism. Her mother died in January when Marilyn was but a few months [...]

101, 2011

Sr. Ruth Yost 2011

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Sister Ruth Yost, 1924-2011 Born November 15, 1924, Covington, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery, September 8, 1948 Received habit, June 30, 1949 First Profession, August 24, 19503 Died September 13, 2011     Sister Ruth Yost, OSB was born to Joseph E. and Ann Mary Schimian Yost on November 15, 1924 and was given the name Marian Augusta at her baptism. She was the oldest of three children—Joanne and Joseph are [...]

101, 2010

Sr. Juanita Anneken 2010

By |January 1st, 2010|Categories: In Memoriam|Tags: |

Born January 2, 1925, Latonia, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery, December 27, 1941 Received habit, June 29, 1942 First Profession, June 30, 1943 Died February 22, 2010      Sister Juanita Anneken, OSB (Alvera) was born in Latonia, Kentucky on January 2, 1925, the seventh of nine children, five girls and three boys. Four of these girls became Benedictine Sisters. Sr. Juanita joined her three older sisters at St. Walburg Monastery [...]

101, 2010

Sr. Geraldine Gajniak 2010

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Sister Geraldine Gajniak, 1921-2010  Born October 24, 1919, Chicago, IllinoisEntered Sacred Heart Monastery, Lisle, Illinois, September 8. 1937 Received habit, June 6, 1938 First Profession, June 10, 1939 Transferred vows to Our Lady of Sorrows Priory, Oak Forest, Illinois, July 1. 1951 Transferred vows to St. Walburg Monastery, May 15, 1974 Died April 24, 2010   Sister Geraldine Gajniak, OSB was born on October 24, 1919 to Charles and Anna [...]

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Sr. Dolores Finke 2010

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Sister Dolores Finke 1921-2010 Born February 17, 1921, Covington, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery, September 8, 1941 Received habit, June 29, 1942 First Profession, June 30, 1943 Died April 12, 2010          Sister Dolores Finke, OSB, was born in Covington, KY on February 17, 1921 to Henry and Clara Berling Finke and given the name Dolores Elizabeth at her baptism. Dolores was the oldest of ten children, six girls [...]

101, 2009

Sr. Juanita Federico 2009

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Sister Juanita Federico, 1919-2009 Born November 14, 1919, New Orleans, Louisiana Entered St. Scholastica Priory, Covington, Louisiana, July 3, 1935 Received habit, January 20, 1936 First Profession April 8, 1937 Transferred her vow of stability to St. Walburg Monastery July 11, 1991 Died February 17, 2009 Sister Juanita Federico, OSB was born in New Orleans, LA on November 4, 1919 to Francis J. and Juanita Cearns Federico and given the [...]

101, 2009

Sr. Joseph Ruschmann 2009

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Sister Joseph Ruschmann, 1911-2009 Born April 29, John's Hill, Kentucky Entered St. Walburg Monastery August 10, 1934 Received habit, August 13, 1935 First Profession August 14, 1936 Died December 28, 2009  Sister Joseph Ruschmann, OSB  was born in John’s Hill, Kentucky on April 29, 1911 to Joseph and Clara Motz Ruschmann and given the name Lillian at her baptism. Lillian was second oldest of eleven children—nine girls and two boys, [...]

101, 2008

Sr. Effie Whitten 2008

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Sister Effie Whitten, 1914-2008 Born March 15, 1914, Acworth, Georgia Entered St. Walburg Monastery, Covington, Kentucky, August 10 1934 Received habit, August 13, 1935 First Profession August 14, 1936 Died March 23, 2008 Sr. Effie was born in Acworth, GA on March 15, 1914 to John and Pauline Perkins Whitten. She was the fifth of eight children, five girls and three boys. Effie attended elementary schools in Atlanta, Georgia but [...]

101, 2007

Sr. Amelia Wolking 2007

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Sister Amelia Wolking, 1922-2007Born November 13, 1922, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, Covington, Kentucky September 24, 1939Received habit, June 28, 1940.First Profession June 30, 1941Died January 9, 2007Sr. Amelia was born in Covington, Kentucky on November 13, 1922 to Charles F. and Antoinette Mueller Wolking and given the name Ruth Cecilia at her baptism. Ruth was the third of six daughters who became members of St. Walburg Monastery-Sisters Mary Anne, [...]

101, 2007

Sr. Adele Keller 2007

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Sister Adele Keller, 1914-2007Born April 15, 1914, Lexington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, Covington, Kentucky, August 15, 1937Received habit, March 21, 1938First Profession June 28, 1939Died November 28, 2007Sr. Adele was born in Lexington, Kentucky on April 15, 1914 to John and Mary Elizabeth Scott Keller and given the name Frances. Frances was the third of five children. Her brother, Louis Scott Keller, was ordained in Rome as a priest of [...]

101, 2007

Sr. Raymond Fessler 2007

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Sister Raymond Fessler, 1914-2007Born February 18, 1914, Newport, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, Covington, Kentucky, September 26, 1944Received habit, June 27, 1945First Profession July 1, 1946Died May 2, 2008Sr. Raymond Fessler was born to Edward and Louise Ruschman Fessler on February 18, 1914 in Newport, KY and was given the name Mildred Rose at her baptism. She was the oldest of four children-a brother Ray and twin sisters, Martha and Mary. [...]

101, 2006

Sr. Consolata Wolking 2006

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Sister Consolata Wolking, 1930-2006Born February 5, 1930, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 15, 1947First Profession June 30, 1949Died June 8, 2006Sr. Consolata Wolking was born Antoinette Frances, the youngest of six daughters of Charles and Antoinette Mueller Wolking. All six of the Wolking girls became members of St. Walburg Monastery. Anne entered St. Walburg Monastery on August 15, 1947 and received the habit and her new name Consolata on [...]

101, 2005

Sr. Anne Frisch 2005

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Sister Anne Frisch, 1931-2005Born March 25, 1931, Ft. Mitchell, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, December 15, 1949First Profession August 24, 1951Died January 9, 2005Sr. Anne Frisch was given the name Anne Louise at her baptism. The Frisch family were long time residents of Pleasant Ridge Avenue and parishioners of Blessed Sacrament parish in Ft. Mitchell. Anne was the third youngest of seven children. She followed her sister Ursula, now Sr. Jeanette [...]

101, 2005

Sr. Joseph Marie Klingenberg 2005

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Sister Joseph Marie Klingenberg, 1930-2005Born May 24, 1930, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, January 2, 1954First Profession August 24, 1955Perpetual Profession August 25, 1958Died November 1, 2005Sr. Joseph Marie Klingenberg was born Thelma Ann, the youngest of four children of Joseph and Freda Deye Klingenberg. Thelma was an alumna of Villa Madonna Academy and Villa Madonna College (Thomas More) when she entered St. Walburg Monastery. She received the name Sr. [...]

101, 2005

Sr. Gemma Anneken 2005

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Sister Gemma Anneken, 1914-2005Born May 8, 1914, Rosedale, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 12, 1932First Profession August 25, 1934Died June 20, 2005Sr. Gemma was the oldest of nine children of John and Clare Annken, long-time residents of Latonia and parishioners of Holy Cross Paris. Her baptismal name was Clara Ann.Clara entered St. Walburg Monastery in August, 1932 and received the habit and her new name, Gemma, on February 10, 1933. [...]

101, 2004

Sr. Berenice Byron 2004

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 Sister Berenice Byron, 1920-2004Born March 16, 1920, Louisville, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, September 18, 1938First Profession June 29, 1940Died May 4, 2004Sr. Berenice was born in Louisville, Kentucky to William and Catherine Linehan Byron and given the name Mary Dorothy at her baptism. She was one of twelve children-ten boys and two girls. Her only sister, Catherine Berenice, died in 1937, just one year before Dorothy entered St. Walburg Monastery.Dorothy [...]

101, 2004

Sr. Louis Keller 2004

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Sister Louis Keller, 1920-2004Born July 20, 1920, Lexington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, September 15, 1940First Profession July 1, 1942Died September 26, 2004Sr. Louis was born in Lexington, Kentucky, to John Ferdinand and Mary Elizabeth Scott Keller. She was given the name Margaret Lillian at her baptism and was the youngest of five children. The oldest, her brother Louis, was ordained in Rome as a priest of the Covington Diocese but [...]

101, 2003

Sr. Hilarine Deavy 2003

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Sister Hilarine Deavy, 1917 -2003Born July 9, 1917, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, December 27, 1936First Profession June 29, 1938Died December 18, 2003 Although Sr. Hilarine's father was born in Wales, she claimed Irish descent on both sides. Her bright blue eyes proudly asserted this heritage. She was one of eight children, three of whom died in very early childhood. She became acquainted with the Benedictine Sisters in the seventh grade [...]

101, 2003

Sr. Benigna Gerstlacher 2003

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Sister Benigna Gerstlacher, 1906-2003Born January 19, 1906, Zillenberg, GermanyEntered St. Walburg Abbey, Eichstatt, Germany March 25, 1928Entered St. Walburg Monastery, Covington, Kentucky August 8, 1928First Profession February 10, 1930Died October 8, 2003Sr. Benigna, the oldest of eight children, was born in Germany. She entered St.Walburg Abbey in Eichstatt in the spring of 1928. She joined a group of young postulants who wanted to become missionaries, left for the United States [...]

101, 2003

Sr. Theresa Landry 2003

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Sister Theresa Landry, 1923-2003Born February 21, 1923, Pointe Coupe Parish, LouisianaEntered St. Scholastica Priory, Covington, Louisiana April 12, 1946First Profession August 16, 1948Transferred Vows to St. Walburg Monastery, July 11, 1991Died November 30, 2003Sr. Theresa was born at LaBarre Plantation, Pointe Coupe Parish, Louisiana On February 21, 1923. Her parentage was Cajun of the line of Longfellow's Evangeline.She was the oldest of four children. After her mother's death Theresa cared for [...]

101, 2003

Sr. Mary Anne Wolking 2003

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Sister Mary Anne Wolking, 1918-2003Born March 31, 1918, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 15, 1935First Profession June 28, 1937Died July 9, 2003Sr. Mary Anne was the oldest of five sisters and all became Benedictine sisters of St. Walburg Monastery. Sr. Mary Anne served the Church and community as an elementary and high school teacher from 1941 through 1972. She taught at St. Anthony, Forest Hills, St. James, Brooksville, Villa [...]

101, 2002

Sr. Mercedes Wolking 2002

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Sister Mercedes Wolking, 1928-2002Born March 25, 1928, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, September 8, 1945First Profession, June 28, 1947Died January 21, 2002Sr. Mercedes was the second youngest of six daughters, all of whom became Benedictine Sisters at St. Walburg Monastery. The Wolkings were members of St. Benedict Parish until Mr. and Mrs. Wolking moved to Madonna Manor in the 60s.For twenty-nine years--1947 through 1976--Sr. Mercedes taught in various schools throughout [...]

101, 2002

Sr. Concetta Robinson 2002

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Sister Concetta Robinson, 1917-2002Born July 27, 1917, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, March 24, 1935First Profession June 28, 1937Died July 10, 2002When Sr. Concetta was nine years old, her mother died and her father later remarried. Hers became a large close-knit family of nineteen children. She attended Holy Cross School in Latonia where she knew the Benedictine Sisters.During her 57 years of ministry Sr. Concetta served as a primary teacher [...]

101, 2001

Sr. Beatrice Flickinger 2001

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Sister Beatrice Flickinger, 1908-2001Born July 30, 1908, Wimbledon, N. DakotaEntered St. Walburg Monastery, December 8, 1926First Profession August 24, 1928Died July 18, 2001Sr. Beatrice was the second oldest of four children. Hers was a farm family and the family moved to Webster, Wisconsin where Sr. Beatrice's father died of cancer in 1920. Mrs. Flickinger moved her children back to her native Kentucky. The oldest daughter Marie entered St. Walburg and [...]

101, 2001

Sr. Alice McAvoy 2001

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Sister Alice McAvoy, 1906-2001Born August 4, 1906, Cincinnati, OhioEntered St. Walburg Monastery, October 28, 1934First Profession August 14, 1936Died June 6, 2001Sr. Alice was the second youngest of four daughters and a resident of Price Hill until her entrance into St. Walburg Monastery. According to those who were with her in the novitiate, she presented herself to Mother Lioba that Saturday afternoon, having brought her toothbrush and some handkerchiefs, with [...]

101, 2001

Sr. Pauline Rice 2001

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Sister Pauline Rice, 1925-2001Born March 10, 1925, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, September 8, 1946First Profession, June 29, 1948Died April 10, 2001Sr. Pauline was the seventh of nine children. Early in her childhood her family moved to a large brick home on Beechwood Road in Ft. Mitchell, and the fun-loving brood kept things lively in the neighborhood. Although small in stature, Sr. Pauline excelled in sports and did some coaching. [...]

101, 2001

Sr. Felicitas Weberding 2001

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Sister Felicitas Weberding, 1903-2001Born March 3, 1903, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 2, 1921First Profession June 26, 1923Died April 12, 2001When both her parents died in the flu epidemic of 1906, Sr. Felicitas, her brother and sister were placed in St. John's Orphanage under the care of the Benedictine Sisters. When she was ready to leave the orphanage, Fr. Blees became her guardian and enrolled her at Villa Madonna [...]

101, 2000

Sr. Sylvester Shea 2000

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Sister Sylvester Shea, 1916-2000Born May 25, 1916, Carlisle, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, Covington, Kentucky, December 23, 1933Received habit, August 13, 1934First Profession August 14, 1935Died July 5, 2000Sr. Sylvester was born in Carlisle, Kentucky on May 25, 1916 to Robert and Laura Woodall Shea and given the name Myrtle. She was the second oldest of six children in the Shea family. There was an infant who died at birth. On [...]

101, 1999

Sr. Lea McGuire 1999

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Sister Lea McGuire, 1911-1999Born October 13, 1911, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, July 16, 1928First Profession August 30, 1930Died January 8, 1999At the age of five, Sr. Lea and her only brother Joe were placed in St. Joseph Orphanage where they were raised by the Benedictine Sisters. The efforts of many people to learn something of their parents proved fruitless. In 1922 on her eleventh birthday, Sr. Lea received a [...]

101, 1999

Sr. Valeria Schmidt 1999

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Sister Valeria Schmidt, 1918-1999Born November 18, 1918, Latonia, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, December 27, 1938First Profession June 29, 1940Died September 8, 1999Sr. Valeria was the youngest of seventeen children, five of whom died in infancy and all of whom preceded her in death. When she was fifteen, her mother died suddenly. Not long after she began working at McAlpin's Tea Room and later at the Clopay Shade Company. She spoke [...]

101, 1999

Sr. Lois Elaine Krouse 1999

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Sr. Lois Elaine KrouseBorn September 17, 1921, South Bend, IndianaEntered St. Walburg Monastery, January 2, 1953First Profession August 24. 1954Died November 7, 1999Sr. Lois Elaine was born in South Bend, Indiana but in her early years her family moved to the farmlands of South Dakota. During World War II Lois enlisted in the Women's Army Corps and served as an office worker in the United States. On August 5, 1945 [...]

101, 1999

Sr. Marian Oldendick 1999

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Sister Marian Oldendick, 1910-1999Born February 1, 1910, Bellevue, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, February 25, 1932First Profession August 25, 1933Died January 30, 1999Sr. Marian was the second youngest of eight children. Three of her sisters died very young. Sr. Marian was a classmate of Sr. Edward Sandheger and both of them excelled at basketball, winning trophies as co-captains of their team. Sr. Edward frequently recounted how she saw Sr. Marian swim [...]

101, 1998

Sr. Delores Jane Kinnett 1998

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Sister Delores Jane Kinnett, 1928-1998Born December 23, 1928, Indianapolis, IndianaEntered St. Walburg Monastery, January 1, 1954First Profession August 24, 1955Died August 24, 1998Sr. Delores Jane was an only child and when she was very young, her parents divorced and her mother remarried. Sr. Delores Jane continued to visit her stepfather after her mother's death in 1985.Sr. Delores Jane was received into the Catholic Church on July 27, 1947 when she [...]

101, 1998

Sr. Cyrilla Marks 1998

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Sister Cyrilla Marks, 1908-1998Born January 27, 1908, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, October 7, 1925First Profession February 9, 1928Died February 19, 1998Information on Sr. Cyrilla's early childhood is sketchy. There were a large number of children, perhaps as many as fourteen. Her father was from New York: her mother from Nottingham, England. One of her parents died when she was quite young and the children were split up. The older [...]

101, 1998

Sr. Consuela Arens 1998

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Sister Consuela Arens, 1914-1998Born August 12, 1914, Forest Hills, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 12, 1932First Profession August 25, 1934Died January 31, 1998Sr. Consuela was the fourteenth of fifteen children, five of whom died in early childhood. She attended Holy Cross School for twelve years, graduating from the high in 1932. On her eighteenth birthday she entered St. Walburg Monastery.Sr. Consuela taught at St. Henry School in both the elementary [...]

101, 1998

Sr. Edward Sandheger 1998

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Sister Edward Sandheger, 1909-1998Born December 17, 1909, Bellevue, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, June 3, 1932First Profession August 25, 1934Died July 14, 1998Margaret Clare was Sr. Edward's baptismal name. She was the second youngest of ten children, seven girls and three boys. Growing up in Sacred Heart Parish, she developed a lifelong interest in sports. She and Sr. Marian Oldendick played basketball together on their school team.She entered St. Walburg Monastery [...]

101, 1998

Sr. Wendeline Burkard 1998

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Sister Wendeline Burkhard, 1908-1998Born February 18, 1908, California, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, September 8, 1926.First Profession August 24, 1928Died September 24, 1998Sr. Wendeline was baptized Julitta Anne and her only brother was name Wendel.. Her family moved to New Richmond, Ohio where they lived on a farm and operated a small general store. Eventually they moved to Covington and the winery at Monte Cassino. Julitta became friends with the Benedictine [...]

101, 1998

Sr. Elizabeth Gilbert 1998

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Sister Elizabeth Gilbert, 1924-1998Born October 31, 1924, East Monroe, LouisianaEntered St. Scholastica Priory, October 19, 1947First Profession August 17, 1949Transfered vows to St. Walburg Monastery, July 11, 1991Died May 29, 1998Sr. Elizabeth was the oldest of eight children, four of whom died at birth. When she was a child, her family moved to a farm in Hamberg, Mississippi.There were few Catholics in the area so they went to Natchez, Mississippi [...]

101, 1997

Sr. Bernardine Haar 1997

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Sister Bernardine Haar, 1918-1997Born Jnauary 7, 1918, New Orleans, LouisianaEntered St. Scholastica Priory, August 6, 1933First Profession August 13, 1934Transfered vows to St. Walburg Monastery, July 11, 1991Died October 14, 1997Sr. Bernardine was the oldest of seven children, five girls and two boys. She entered the community of St. Scholastica Priory when she was 14.Sr. Bernardine spent 40 years in classroom teaching in various schools in Louisiana and Texas and [...]

101, 1997

Sr. Joanita Wagner 1997

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Sister Joanita Wagner, 1897-1997Born March 4, 1897, Osgood, IndianaEntered St. Walburg Monastery, July 1, 1932First Profession August 25, 1934Died march 31, 1997Sr. Joanita Wagner was born in Osgood, Indiana to John and Mary Burkhardt Wagner and given the name Ann Edna. The rural community of St. Joseph Parish in Osgood was close to Sr. Joanita's heart her whole long. Her proficiency in Gregg shorthand and other clerical skills enabled her [...]

101, 1997

Sr. Hildegarde Ricken 1997

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Sister Hildegarde Ricken, 1924-1997Born April 13, 1924, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, December 27, 1941First Profession June 30, 1943Died October 5, 1997Sr. Hildegarde was the oldest of her family's five daughters. When she was thirteen, her mother died and her father quickly followed her in death. Sr. Hildegarde had started high school at Villa Madonna Academy as a day student, but when her father died, she became a boarder. The [...]

101, 1997

Sr. Donna Henry 1997

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Sister Donna Henry, 1912-1997Born June 9, 1912, Lexington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 10, 1934First Profession August 25, 1934Died April 30, 1997Sr. Donna was the youngest of five children. Her father was a policeman in Lexington and Sr. Donna had some interesting tales about those days. She was introduced to the Benedictine Sisters by Fr. Earl Bauer and entered St. Walburg Monastery in 1934Sr. Donna taught high school from 1943-1953. [...]

101, 1996

Sr. Lillian Goeke 1996

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Sister Lillian Goeke, 1903-1996Born April 2, 1903, Newport, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 20, 1921First Profession June 26, 1923Died March 23, 1996Sr. Lillian was born to John Bernard and Margaret Heitzmann Goeke and given the name Evelyn Margaret. She first met the Benedictine Sisters when her sister Dorothy attended Villa Madonna Academy boarding school for a brief period. It was love at first sight and Evelyn entered St. Walburg Monastery [...]

101, 1996

Sr. Frances Jacobs 1996

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Sister Frances Jacobs, 1919-1996Born July 11, 1919, Sparta, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 15, 1938First Profession June 29, 1940Died August 27, 1996Sr. Frances was born in Sparta, Kentucky to Frank P. and Angela Weldon Jacobs and given the name Rosella Margaret. She was the fourth of seven children, four boys and three girls. The Jacobs family had deep roots in the Sparta area. Following the footsteps of her older sister, [...]

101, 1996

Sr. Adelaide Feldbauer 1996

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Sister Adelaide Feldbauer, 1895-1996Born May 13, 1895, St. Mary's, PennsylvaniaEntered St. Walburg Monastery, June 21, 1916First Profession April 1, 1918Died November 29, 1996Sr. Adelaide was the sixth of nine children. Her family operated a fruit farm but also grew vegetables and raised chickens to support the large family. Through the influence of Fr. Suitbert Rickert, OSB, a native of Covington, Sr. Adelaide decided to come to St. Walburg Monastery in [...]

101, 1996

Sr. Dorothy Kroetzsch 1996

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Sister Dorothy Kroetzsch, 1918-1996Born February 8, 1918, Oakley, OhioEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 15, 1937First Profession June 29, 1939Died August 19, 1996Sr. Dorothy was born to Frank and Jennie Lillian Broadwell Kroetzsch and given the name Rosella Frances. When her father died, Rosella and her sister Dorothy went ot live at the Good Shepherd Home in Ft. Thomas. When she came to St. Walburg Monastery in 1937 she came with [...]

101, 1996

Sr. Stella Kelz 1996

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Sister Stella Kelz, 1911-1996Born October 8, 1911, Union, New JerseyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, September 8, 1927First Profession February 10, 1930Died November 16, 1996Sr. Stella was the second of four children,, two boys and two girls. In her early children her family moved to Brooklyn, New York; she carried traces of that accent all her life. Through the influence of a priest friend of her mother, Sr. Stella came to Villa [...]

101, 1996

Sr. Gregory Bordenave 1996

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Sister Gregory Bordenave, 1908-1996Born August 26, 1908, New Orleans, LouisianaEntered St. Scholastica Priory, Covington, Louisiana, August 23, 1925First Profession August 7, 1927Transferred vow of stability to St. Walburg Monastery, August 15, 1990Died July 1, 1996Sr. Gregory was born to John and Pualine Guibilate Bordenave and given the names Cecilia Christina. Cecilia entered St. Scholastica Priory in Covington, Louisiana on August 23, 1925 and made profession in 1927. She transferred her [...]

101, 1995

Sr. Celeste Schreck 1995

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Sister Celeste Schreck, 1905-1995Born March 7 1905, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, July 26, 1930First Profession September 1, 1932Died March 24, 1995Sr. Celeste was the eighth of fifteen children in the close knit Schreck Family. The family had deeps roots in St. Benedict's Parish and were proprietors of a grocery store near their home on Eastern Avenue. Sr. Celeste entered St. Walburg Monastery in 1930 and taught in many schools [...]

101, 1994

Sr. Judith Hock 1994

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Sister Judith Hock, 1907-1994Born August 20, 1907, Norwood, OhioEntered St. Walburg Monastery, February 10, 1932First Profession August 25, 1933Died December 15, 1994Sr. Judith's baptismal name was Naomi. She graduated from Villa Madonna Academy in 1925. After she recovered from a long term illness, she entered St. Walburg Monastery in February, 1932.Sr. Judith served as a teacher and a high school principal from 1937-1959. She spent two years as an assistant [...]

101, 1993

Sr. Mary Lawrence Cannon 1993

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Sister Mary Lawrence Cannon, 1909-1993Born July 13, 1909, Hardinsburg, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, January 28, 1933First Profession August 25, 934Died March 29, 1993Sr. Mary Lawrence's baptismal name was Anna Lucille and she was the fourth of ten children. She met the Benedictine Sisters as a student at Villa Madonna Academy. Before coming to St. Walburg Monastery in 1933, she studied nursing for over a year at St. Anthony Hospital in [...]

101, 1986

Sr. Fleuresita Schriever 1986

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Sister Fleuresita Schriever, 1901-1986Born November 29, 1901, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, June 7, 1924First Profession February 10, 1926Died March 29, 1986Sr. Fleuresita Schriever was born to Charles and Elizabeth Dusing Schriever and given the name Marie at her baptism. Marie entered St. Walburg Monastery on June 7, 1924 and received the habit and a new name on February 9, 1925. Sr. Fleuresita made first profession on February 10, 1926 [...]

101, 1985

Sr. Audrey Guilfoil 1985

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Sister Audrey Guilfoil, 1887-1985Born January 4, 1887, Cincinnati, OhioEntered St. Walburg Monastery, June 3, 1927First Profession August 25, 1932Died June 21, 1985Sr. Audrey Guilfoil was born to John and Bridget Cullen Guilfoil on January 4, 1887 and given the name Laura at her baptism. Laura entered St. Walburg Monastery on June3, 1927 and received the habit and her new name in February 9, 1928. Sr. Audrey made first profession on [...]

101, 1985

Sr. Mary Margaret Bell 1985

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Sister Mary Margaret Bell, 1914-1985Born November 11, 1914, Louisville, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, September 8, 1939First Profession June 30, 1941Died December 8, 1985Sr. Mary Margaret Bell was born to Charles Cecil and Margaret Flag Bell and given the name Mary Margaret at her baptism. She entered St. Walburg Monastery on September 8, 1939 and received a new name, Sr. Bertilla, on June 28, 1940. Sr. Bertilla made first profession on [...]

101, 1984

Sr. Dolores Brueggen 1984

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Sister Dolores Brueggen, 1897-1984Born November 26, 1897, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, January 11, 1919First Profession March 31, 1921Died December 25, 1984Sr. Dolores Brueggen was born to Bernard and Catherine Bill Brueggen and given the name Agnes at her baptism. Agnes entered St. Walburg Monastery on January 11, 1919 and received the habit and a new name on September 24, 1919. Sr. Dolores made first profession on March 31, 1921 [...]

101, 1984

Sr. Anselma Weibel 1984

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Sister Anselma Weibel, 1901-1984Born July 7, 1901, Leipferdinger, Baden, GermanyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, December 8, 1923First Profession June, 1925Died October 26, 1984Sr. Anselma was born to Aloysius and Alberleta Elsaesser Wibel and given the name Maria at her baptism. Maria came to the United States and entered St. Walburg Monastery on December 8, 1923, receiving the habit and her new name on Jun28, 1925. Sr. Anselma made first profession in [...]

101, 1983

Sr. Alma Stoup 1983

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Born May 2, 1899, Latrobe PennsylvaniaEntered St. Walburg Monastery, June 7, 1918First Profession February 10, 1920Died September 8, 1983Sr. Alma Stoup was born to John and Mary Kelly Stoup and given the name Veronica at her baptism. Veronica was one of eight children, two boys and six girls. She entered St. Walburg Monastery on June 7, 1918 and received the habit and a new name on December 31, 1920. Sr. [...]

101, 1983

Sr. Mildred Obermeier 1983

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Sister Mildred Obermeier, 1899-1983Born March 1, 1899, Bavaria, GermanyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, July 15, 1916First Profession April 1, 1918Died April 26, 1983Sr. Mildred Obermeier was born to John and Maria Schutz Obermeier and given the name Frances at her baptism. Frances was one of eight children, three of whom became members of St. Walburg Monastery. Frances emigrated to the United States on November 1, 1910 and entered St. Walburg Monastery [...]

101, 1983

Sr. Fidelia Hambaugh 1983

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Sister Fidelia Hambaugh, 1900-1983Born July 21,1900, Cincinnati, OhioEntered St. Walburg Monastery, June 2, 1926First Profession August 24, 1928Died July 18, 1983Sr. Fidelia Hambaugh was the only child of William and Anna Miller Hambaugh and given the name Clara at her baptism. Clara entered St. Walburg Monastery on June 2, 1926 and received the habit and her new name on March 21, 1927. Sr. Fidelia made first profession on August 24, [...]

101, 1982

Sr. Paula Kurry 1982

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Sister Paula Kurry, 1899-1982Born April 8, 1899, Hamilton, OhioEntered St. Walburg Monastery, June 7, 1924First Profession February 10, 1926Died September 10, 1982Sr. Paula Kurry was born to Henry and Appolonia Obringer Kurry and given the name Clara at her baptism. Clara was the oldest of ten children. She entered St. Walburg Monastery on June 7, 1924 and received the habit and her new name on February 9, 1925. Sr. Paula [...]

101, 1982

Sr. Gregory Koehler 1982

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Sister Gregory Koehler, 1888-1982Born December 28, 1888, Maysville, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, June 5, 1927First Profession February 10, 1929Died August 5, 1982Sr. Gregory Koehler was born in Maysville, Kentucky on December 28, 1888 to August and Philomena Rulif Koehler and given the name Mary at her baptism. Mary was one of eight children, six girls and two boys. Mary entered St. Walburg Monastery on June 5, 1927 and received the [...]

101, 1982

Sr. Ignatia Bruns 1982

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Sister Ignatia Bruns, 1906-1982Born December 28, 1906, Cincinnati, OhioEntered St. Walburg Monastery, November 21, 1926First Profession August 24, 1928Died July 2, 1985Sr. Ignatia Bruns was born to Frank and Margaret Meiners Bruns and given the name Mary Margaret at her baptism. Mary Margaret was one of eight children, three girls and five boys. She entered St. Walburg Monastery on November 21, 1926 and received the habit and her new name [...]

101, 1982

Sr. Magdalene Rickling 1982

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Sister Magdalene Rickling, 1896-1982Born March 31, 1896, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, September 2, 1917First Profession July 7, 1919Died August 5, 1982Sr. Magdalene Rickling was born to Henry and Catherine Tewes Rickling and given the name Marie at her baptism. Marie was the third oldest in a family of nine children, six girls and three boys. Marie entered St. Walburg Monastery on September 2, 1917. She received the habit and [...]

101, 1982

Sr. Lourdes Wulker 1982

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Sister Lourdes Wulker, 1900-1982Born March 10, 1900, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 15, 1938First Profession June 29, 1940Died March 24, 1982Sr. Lourdes Wulker was born to Henry and Anna Rickelmann Wulker and given the name Henrietta at her baptism. Henrietta entered St. Walburg Monastery on August 15, 1938 and received the habit and her new name on March 21, 1939. Sr. Lourdes made first profession on June 29, 1940 [...]

101, 1982

Sr. Geraldine Hillebrand 1982

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Sister Geraldine Hillebrand, 1895-1982Born March 1, 1985, Cincinnati, OhioEntered St. Walburg Monastery, December 28, 1924First Profession August 29, 1926Died August 16, 1982Sr. Geraldine Hillebrand was born to William and Louise Sunderman Hillebrand and given the name Hilda at her baptism. Hilda was one of three children, a brother and a sister who became Sr. Louise Hillebrand, OSB. Hilda entered St. Walburg Monastery on December 28, 1924 and received the habit [...]

101, 1982

Sr. Clare Bonfield 1982

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Sister Clare Bonfield, 1893-1982Born August 14, 1893, Brooksville, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 8, 1929First Profession August 13, 1934Died May 25, 1982Sr. Clare Bonfield John and Hannah O'Brien Bonfield and and given the name Mary at her baptism. Mary was one of six children, three girls and three boys. Mary entered St. Walburg Monastery on August 8, 1929 and received the habit and her new name Sr. Clare on March [...]

101, 1982

Sr. Agatha Fisher 1982

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Sister Agatha Fisher, 1896-1980Born January 8, 1895, Bellevue, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 25, 1918First Profession February 10, 1920Died October 15, 1982Sr. Agatha Fisher was born to Joseph and Anna Suhre Fisher and given the name Florence at her baptism. Florence was one of six children and entered St. Walburg Monastery on August 25, 1918. She received the habit and her new name on December 31, 1918. Sr. Agatha made [...]

101, 1981

Sr. Mark Fedders 1981

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Sister Mark Fedders, 1905-1981Born September 30, 1905, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 2, 1927First Profession February 10, 1929Died November 1, 1981Sr. Mark Fedders was born to Frank and Mary Schiffer Fedders and given the name Lucy at her baptism. Lucy was one of eleven children, six girls and five boys. Two boys became Maryknoll Missionaries--Bishop Edward Fedders in Peru and Father Albert Fedders in China; three girls became Benedictine [...]

101, 1981

Sr. Ursula Siemer 1981

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Sister Ursula Siemer, 1893-1981Born August 7, 1893, Bellevue, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, July 30, 1918First Profession February 10, 1920Died December 26, 1981Sr. Ursula Simer was born to Fred and Mary Connolly Siemer and given the name Mary at her baptism. Mary was one of seven children, five girls and two boys. Clara entered St. Walburg Monastery on June 30, 1918 and received the habit and a new name on December [...]

101, 1981

Sr. Euphrasia Von Hoene 1981

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Sister Euphrasia Von Hoene, 1898-1981Born December 14, 1898, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, February 25, 1932First Profession August 25, 1933Died February 2, 1981Sr. Euphrasia Von Hoene was born to John and Mary Dressman Von Hoene and given the name Mary Anne at her baptism. Mary Anne had four sisters and three brothers. She entered St. Walburg Monastery on February 25, 1932 and became Sr. Euphrasia on August 24, 1932. She [...]

101, 1980

Sr. Evangelista Bankemper 1980

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Sister Evangelista Bankemper, 1896-1980Born March 26, 1896, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 14, 1917First Profession July 7, 1919Died June 29, 1980Sr. Evangelista Bankemper was born to John and Mary Stecht Bankemper and given the name Clara at her baptism. Clara was one of nine children, five girls and four boys. Clara entered St. Walburg Monastery on August 14, 1917. She became Sr. Evangelista the next year. Sr. Evangelista made [...]

101, 1980

Sr. Angela Thesing 1980

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Sister Angela Thesing, 1886-1980Born November 2, 1886, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, June 3, 1910First Profession December 29, 1911Died December 26, 1980Sr. Angela Thesing was born to Henry and Mary Pohlman Thesing and given the name Elizabeth at her baptism. Elizabeth entered St. Walburg Monastery on June 3, 1910 and received the habit and the name Sr. Angela on October 5, 1910. She made first profession on December 29, 1911and [...]

101, 1979

Sr. Caritas Schram 1979

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 Sister Caritas Schram, 1891-1979Born November 21, 1891, Cincinnati, OhioEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 2, 1925First Profession March 21, 1927Died May 10, 1979Sr. Caritas Schram was born to Bernard and Philippine Mautz Schram and given the name Barbara at her baptism. She was one of four children, two girls and two boys. She entered St. Walburg monastery on August 2, 1925 and received the habit and her new name on February [...]

101, 1979

Sr. Pauline Warndorf 1979

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Sister Pauline Warndorf, 1896-1979Born September 28, 1896, Cincinnati, OhioEntered St. Walburg Monastery, June 15, 1917First Profession July 7, 1918Died September 18, 1979Sr. Pauilne Warndorf was born to Bernard and Helen Kraemer Warndorf and given the name Theolinda at her baptism. She was one of eight children, two girls and six boys. Theolinda entered St. Walburg Monastery on June 15, 1917. In the Heritage Room of the monastery is a pcture [...]

101, 1961

Sr. Bernard Gripshover 1961

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Sister Bernard Gripshover, 1887-1961Born May 19, 1887, Sandfordtown, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, April 18, 1925First Profession March 21, 1927Died October 16, 1961Sr. Bernard Gripshover was born to Bernard and Margaret Bilz Gripshover and given the name Elizabeth at her baptism. Elizabeth entered St. Walburg Monastery on April 18, 1925 and received the habit and her new name on February 10, 1926. Sr. Bernard made first profession on March 21, 1927 [...]

101, 1960

Sr. Adelgunda Platz 1960

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Sister Adelgunda Platz, 1882-1960Born January 25, 1882, Allegheny, PennsylvaniaEntered St. Walburg Monastery, November 14, 1906First Profession August 10, 1908Died December 28, 1960Sr. Adelgunda Platz was born to Christopher and Maria Dohrer Platz and given the name Louise at her baptism. Louise entered St. Walburg Monastery on November 14, 1906 and received the habit and her new name on March 21, 1907. Sr. Adelgunda made first profession on August 10, 1908 [...]

101, 1960

Sr. Celestine Meyer 1960

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Sister Celestine Meyer, 1883-1960Born June 13, 1883, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 14, 1913First Profession March 22, 1915Died January 1, 1960Sr. Celestine Meyer was born to Joseph and Theresa Brickweg Meyer and given the name Frances at her baptism. Frances entered St. Walburg Monastery on August 14, 1913 and received the habit and her new name on March 21, 1914. Sr. Celestine made first profession on March 22, 1915 [...]

101, 1959

Sr. Thecla Zembrodt 1959

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Sister Thecla Zembrodt, 1905-1959Born October 30, 1905, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, December 8, 1929First Profession August 31, 1931Died January 20, 1959Sr. Thecla Zembrodt was born to Frank and Therese Fromandi Zembrodt and given the name Bertha Theodora at her baptism. Her older sister, Sr. Cleta, was there to greet he when Bertha entered St. Walburg Monastery on December 8, 1929. She received the habit and her new name on [...]

101, 1959

Sr. DeSales Fox 1959

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Sister DeSales Fox, 1885-1959Born October 24, 1995, Meadville, PennsylvaniaEntered St. Walburg Monastery, January 29, 1904First Profession August 10, 1905Died June 27, 1959Sr. DeSales Fox was born to Timothy and Mary Ann O'Connor Fox and given the name Laura at her baptism. When Laura entered St. Walburg Monastery on January 29, 1904, her sister, Sr. Loretta, had already entered. Laura received the habit and her new name on August 10, 1904 [...]

101, 1956

Sr. Jerome Macrander 1956

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Sister Jerome Macrander, 1907-1956Born November 29, 1907, Florence, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 12, 1932First Profession August 24, 1934Died April 17, 1956r. Jerome Macrander was born to Omer and Theresa Bauers Macrander and given the name Anna Elizabeth at her baptism. Anna entered St. Walburg Monastery on August 1932 and received the habit and a new name on February 10, 1933. Sr. Jerome made first profession on August 25, 1934 [...]

101, 1952

Sr. Clara McManus 1952

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Sister Clara McManus, 1877-1952Born February 28, 1877, Massilon, OhioEntered St. Walburg Monastery, February 21, 1901First Profession December 20, 1902Died September September 9, 1952Sr. Clara McManus was born to John and Mary Jane McCullough McManus and given the name Sarah at her baptism. Sarah entered St. Walburg Monastery on February 21, 1901 and received the habit and her new name on August 10, 1901. Sr. Clara made first profession on December [...]

101, 1936

Sr. Stanislaus Sievert 1936

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Sister Stanislaus Sievert, 1860-1936 Born May 1, 1860, Cincinnati, Ohio Entered St. Walburg Monastery, July 21, 1878 First Profession January 1, 1880 Died April 17, 1936 Sr. Stanislaus Sievert was born to Johan and Dorothy Sievert and given the name Mary at her baptism. Mary was an excellent student and a gifted musician at St. Walburg Academy. Three years after leaving school, she returned to St. Walburg Monastery, becoming a [...]

101, 1936

Sr. Dorothy Seifert 1936

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Sister Dorothy Seifert, 1856-1936 Born September 22, 1856, Tiffin, Ohio Entered St. Walburg Monastery, May 1, 1891 First Profession March 21, 1893 Died May 24, 1936 Sr. Dorothy Seifert was born to Philip and Susanna Firz Seifert and given the name Margaret at her baptism. Margaret entered St. Walburg Monastery on May 1, 1891 and received the habit and her new name on March 21, 1892. Sr. Dorothy made first [...]

101, 1935

Sr. Maura Schneid 1935

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Sister Maura Schneid, 1967-1935 Born February 27, 1867, Megesheim, Baiern Germany Entered St. Walburg Monastery, January 10, 1885 First Profession February 2, 1887 Died April 3, 1935 Sr. Marua Schneid was born to Jacob and Anna Hutter Schneid and given the name Maria at her baptism. Maria and her younger sister Margaret became postulants at St/. Walburg Monastery on January 19, 1885. Maria received the habit and her new name [...]

101, 1935

Sr. Armella Klein 1935

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Sister Armella Klein, 1886-1935 Born November 26, 1886, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania Entered St. Walburg Monastery, January 18, 1909 First Profession October 5, 1910 Died July 3, 1935 Sr. Armella Klein was born to Jacob and Barabara Bopp Kelin and given the name Rose at her baptism. Rose entered St. Walburg Monastery on January 18, 1909 and received the habit and her new name on August 25, 1909. Sr. Armella made first [...]

101, 1934

Sr. Agnes Helmingdirks 1934

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Sister Agnes Helmingdirks, 1854-1934 Born July 16, 1854, Altenlune, Hanover Germany Entered St. Walburg Monastery, March 19, 1876 First Profession November 21, 1878 Died June 6, 1934 Sr. Agnes Helmingdirks was born to Bernard and Theresia Fischer Helmingdirks and given the name Angela at her baptism. Anglea entered St. Walburg Monastery on March 19, 1876 and received the habit and her new name on January 15, 1877. Sr. Agnes made [...]

101, 1932

Sr. Edith Hoffman 1932

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Sister Edith Hoffman, 1869-1932 Born February 10, 1869, Madison, Indiana Entered St. Walburg Monastery, July 22, 1890 First Profession March 21, 1892 Died January 5, 1932 Sr. Edith Hoffman was born to Adam and Frances Schmidt Hoffman and given the name Emma at her baptism. Emma entered St. Walburg Monastery on July 22, 1890 and received the habit and her new name on February 25, 1891. Sr. Edith made first [...]

101, 1932

Sr. Adele Stolz 1932

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Sister Adele Stolz, 1887-1932 Born December 9, 1987, Cincinnati, Ohio Entered St. Walburg Monastery, May 13, 1913 First Profession March 22, 1915 Died March 19, 1932 Sr. Adele Stolz was born to Frank and Louisa Schott Stolz and and given the name Anna at her baptism. Anna entered St. Walburg Monastery on May 13, 1913 and received the habit and her new name on November 6, 1913. Sr. Adele made [...]

101, 1931

Sr. Johanna Huggenberger 1931

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Sister Johanna Huggenberger, 1862-1931 Born August 2, 1862, Munnigen, Bavaria Entered St. Walburg Monastery, December 25, 1881 First Profession February 26, 1884 Died December 5, 1931 Sr. Johanna Huggenberger was born to John and Theresa Huggenberger and given the name Waldburga at her baptism. Waldburga became a postulant at St. Walburg Monastery on December 25, 1881 and received the habit and her new name on January 7, 1883. In 1873 [...]

101, 1931

Sr. Paticia Miller 1931

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Sister Patricia Miller, 1855-1931 Born August 14, 1855, Latrobe, Pennsylvania Entered St. Walburg Monastery, November 26, 1874 First Profession January 7, 1883 Died December 8, 1931 Sr. Patricia Miller was born to John and Elizabeth Cypher Miller and given the name Mary at her baptism. Mary became a postulant at St. Walburg Monastery on November 26, 1874 and received the habit and her new name on September 8, 1875. She [...]

101, 1923

Sr. Amelia Seefried 1923

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Sister Amelia Seefried, 1868-1923 Born December 6, 1868, Megesheim, Bavaria Entered St. Walburg Monastery, June 20, 1886 First Profession December 8, 1889 Died January 28, 1923 Sr. Amelia Seefried was born to Joseph and Seraphine Schneider Seefried and given the name Maria at her baptism. Maria became a postulant at St. Walburg Monastery on June 20, 1887 and received the habit and her new name on August 1, 1888. She [...]

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