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Celebrating Venerable Mary Angeline Teresa 36th Anniversary of Death

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 | Comments (0) | Permalink

On January 21, 2020, the Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm celebrated the 36th death anniversary of their beloved Foundress, Venerable Mary Angeline Teresa McCrory. Mother Angeline Teresa died on January 21, 1984, the same day of her birthday. The liturgy was held at Saint Teresa's Motherhouse chapel with Very Reverend Mario Esposito, O.Carm. as the principal celebrant.  The event was attended by invited members of the clergy, friends of the Congregation, invited guests from D'Youville Life and Wellness Center, members of the McCrory family, Avila Sisters, Postulant and Novices.  The Carmelite Pre-Novices of the Saint Elias Province were present, and the Novices of both American Provinces, from Middletown, as well.

The theme of this year's anniversary is "Venerable Mary Angeline Teresa, Model of Fidelity."  Enjoy the photos of the day and we also provided you with Father Mario Esposito's homily.

PHOTO COURTESY: SR. CHRISTOPHER JUDE, O.CARM.

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D'Youville Life And Wellness Center Guests
D'Youville Life And Wellness Center Guests

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R.I.P Sr. Hope Therese Angeline Maring, O.Carm.

Sunday, January 19, 2020 | Comments (0) | Permalink


 

Sister M. Hope Therese Angeline, O.Carm. passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 19th at 1:27 a.m. at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, where she had been admitted for surgical repair of a tear in her aorta on the night of January 4th.  Sr. Michelle Anne and Sr. Barbara Maloy were at her bedside when the Lord took Sr. Hope to Himself in the 8th year of her religious life and six days after her 33rd birthday.

Dianna Hope Maring was born on January 13, 1987 in East Strousburg, PA to John and Jo Ellen(nee Guba) Maring and raised in West Winfield, New York where her parents now reside.  Sr. Hope entered our Congregation on February 14, 2012, and received the habit on October 1, 2012. Her First Profession was on October 4, 2014 and her fifth renewal of vows was on September 8, 2019. Sr. Hope’s first mission was Carmel Manor where she served from October 2014 until her transfer to St. Patrick’s Manor in November 2017. A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Sr. Hope was assigned to Activities, where her happy personality brought joy to the residents to whom she ministered. Though tiny in stature, she gave huge hugs to one and all.  A wiz at Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune, Sr. Hope also loved to knit. More importantly, her purity of heart and love of the Lord flowed out from her in many ways, perhaps most evident by the depth and beauty of her poetry and other writings. In her beautiful reflection entitled My Thoughts on Joy Sr. Hope wrote: Joy comes from seeing everything as blessing, even suffering. No suffering lasts forever. God’s will and ultimate plan is for all of us to be happy in heaven with him.

Rest in peace, Sr. Mary Hope Therese Angeline. Like your patron, St. Therese, you were only in Carmel a few brief years, but the impact of your love of Christ and your vocation will stay with us forever. You will always be remembered with great love and affection.

WAKE:

 

Thursday, January 23, 2020

3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Holy Family Chapel 

Evening Prayer at 7:00 p.m.

St. Patrick’s Manor

863 Central Street

Framingham, MA 01701

MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL:

 Friday, January 24, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

Holy Family Chapel

St. Patrick’s Manor

BURIAL:

Friday, January 24, 20202:00 p.m.

Queen of Carmel Cemetery 

St. Teresa’s Motherhouse

Germantown, NY 12526

 




R.I.P Sr. Deirdre Mary Ferguson, O.Carm.

Tuesday, January 07, 2020 | Comments (0) | Permalink

Sister Deirdre Mary Ferguson O.Carm. died unexpectedly on the evening of January 6, 2020 at Mary Manning Walsh Home, in the 40 th year of her religious life.

Deirdre Mary Josephine Ferguson was born on October 23, 1952 in Dublin, Ireland to William and Breda (nee Mullen) Ferguson. For several years during her childhood she lived in New Jersey, but returned to Ireland and trained as a nurse at St. Laurence’s Hospital Training School for Nurses. She entered the Congregation from Our Lady’s Manor on September 7, 1980 and received the habit on May 9, 1981 taking the name Sr. M. Deirdre of Jesus, later returning to her baptismal name.  Sr. Deirdre professed first vows on April 11, 1983 and final vows on June 1, 1991.

Sr. Deirdre’s missions included St. Joseph Nursing Home (1983-1985); St. Raphael’s Home (1985-1987; Our Lady’s Manor (1991-2001); Kahl Home (2001-2009); Little Flower Manor (2009-2010); St. Patrick’s Home (2010-2013); St. Margaret Hall (2013-2016); and Mary Manning Walsh Home (2016-2020). She practiced as a Registered Nurse in New York, Ohio, and Iowa, and also served the Congregation as Prioress, Assistant Prioress, and Bursar. Sr. Deirdre successfully completed the Geriatric Spiritual Care course in 2013 and while at Mary Manning Walsh Home assisted in Pastoral Care in the Calvary Hospice Unit and throughout the House, ministering to others by her presence and her prayers.

Always conscious of the needs of others rather than her own – sometimes to a fault - we rejoice in knowing that Sr. Deirdre Mary’s own needs are now fully and eternally met in the arms of our loving God, and that her immortal soul is filled with joy and peace forever!

WAKE:

Sunday, January 12, 20203:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Mary Manning Walsh Home

Evening Prayer at 7:00 p.m.

First Floor Parlor

1339 York Avenue

New York, New York 10021

MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL:

Monday, January 13, 202010:30 a.m.

Mary Manning Walsh Home

 Viewing prior to Mass from

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. in the Parlor

Holy Family Chapel

BURIAL:

 Monday, January 13, 2020 at 2:30 p.m.

 Queen of Carmel Cemetery  

St. Teresa’s Motherhouse

Germantown, NY 12526