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On November 27, 1941, 80 years ago, the National Socialists deported the first 202 Jewish fellow citizens from Würzburg.

  In the middle of the night, people were torn from their usual lives and had to set off into an uncertain future.

 At that time, our sister ... Read More »

Five of our Sisters look back on many years of Profession

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Vicar General Sr. Angela Zehe warmly welcomes the sisters and all the guests who came to the celebration on May 14th. The celebration begins in the morning with the service. After a two-year Corona break, public celebrations can again take place in the Motherhouse. Five sisters look back ... Read More »

Together on the Way

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On May 8th, the World Day of Prayer for Vocations, our community celebrated a joyful event. Three companions have chosen to share their lives with us and to connect to our charism and mission where they live and work.

"It is a special image, that of the Good Shepherd," ... Read More »

Final Profession of Vows

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Saturday, April 23rd, 2022, was a great day of rejoicing and thanksgiving for our community in Racine and the entire community of the Sisters of St. Rita. Sr. Jana Anne made her Final Profession of Vows before God and the Superior General Sr. Rita Maria Käs at St. Rita ... Read More »

Fr. Tony Pizzo Re-Elected as Prior Provincial for Second Four-Year Term

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The Midwest Augustinian Province of Our Mother of Good Counsel has re-elected incumbent Prior Provincial, Very Rev. Anthony B. Pizzo, O.S.A. for a second four-year term of service. This term will begin during the Provincial Chapter this upcoming June, when Fr. Pizzo will formally be re-installed by the Prior ... Read More »

Living today in the midst of upheaval

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After many cloudy days, the sun came out again on February 5th. It seemed like a sign from heaven for the younger sisters to meet in the community. As a result of the pandemic, we hadn't been together in this circle for a long time to exchange ideas.

The words "quick-witted/confident/future" ... Read More »

St. Monica's 50 Year Journey and Beyond

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St. Monica's Senior Living celebrates 50 years of blessed heritage in 2021. It is a continued privilege to serve so many seniors living in our community. Sr. Angelica has been a part of the journey for 45 of the 50 years. In this video, she tells the story of ... Read More »

Day of Consecrated Life

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On February 2nd we celebrate with the whole Church the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, better known to many as "Candlemas". The focus is Jesus Christ as the light of the world.

He was taken to the temple as a child by Mary and Joseph. There's ... Read More »

Superior General Rita-Maria visits UISG

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Superior General Sr. Rita-Maria Käß has returned from a four-day meeting of the "UISG Constellation Europe C 2" in Luxembourg.

The UISG is a worldwide organization of Superiors General of Catholic religious institutes. It promotes networking and solidarity among women religious around the world.

The German-speaking general leaders of the ... Read More »

50th Anniversary Celebration of St. Monica's Senior Living

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February 1, 1971, was a memorable day for the three Rita sisters in Racine, Wisconsin, USA. Archbishop Cousins ​​of Milwaukee dedicated St. Monica's Senior Citizens Home.

This fulfilled the dream of the Sisters. They had been in the service of the Augustinians for a long time and had always ... Read More »