Sr. Bernardine Haar 1997

Sister Bernardine Haar, 1918-1997 Born 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, 1997 Sr. Bernardine was the oldest of seven children, five girls and two boys. She entered the community of St. Scholastica Priory when she Read more »

Sr. Joanita Wagner 1997

Sister Joanita Wagner, 1897-1997 Born March 4, 1897, Osgood, IndianaEntered St. Walburg Monastery, July 1, 1932First Profession August 25, 1934Died march 31, 1997 Sr. 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 Read more »

Sr. Hildegarde Ricken 1997

Sister Hildegarde Ricken, 1924-1997 Born April 13, 1924, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, December 27, 1941First Profession June 30, 1943Died October 5, 1997 Sr. 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 Read more »

Sr. Donna Henry 1997

Sister Donna Henry, 1912-1997 Born June 9, 1912, Lexington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 10, 1934First Profession August 25, 1934Died April 30, 1997 Sr. 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 Read more »