Sisters of St.Rita

Sisters of St.Rita

Festive Celebration of 110th Anniversary of Rita Sisters in Würzburg

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The Rita sisters celebrated their 110th birthday on October 8, 2021. Canon Dietrich Seidel celebrated the festive service.

"It's good that we have each other, good that we see each other. Share worries, joys, strengths and go on one path. It's good that we don't just have each other, that the circle ... Read More »

"Serving Life - The Rita Sisters and the Würzburg Jews"

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

In the middle of the night, people were torn from their accustomed lives and had to set out for an uncertain future. At that time, our sister Elisabeth Wenzel was still ... Read More »

Farewell of the Rita Sisters Nicole Klübenspies and Claudia Stahl from Lohr

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On the occasion of the farewell of the Rita Sisters Nicole Klübenspies and Claudia Stahl from Lohr, there was a reception with invited guests on June 28, 2021. Superior General Sister Rita-Maria Käß also spoke a word of greeting.

She recalled the networks of relationships that the two Rita ... Read More »

St. Monica's Senior Living - 50 Years! Celebrating a Blessed Heritage

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50 Years! Celebrating a Blessed Heritage

 “The last 50 years have given us plenty of reasons to celebrate. As we observe this milestone, we are proud of the achievements we have made, and we look forward to the next 50 years,” said Loretta Baxter, Executive Director. “We’ve seen ... Read More »

Together and for one another on our way to God-Our Annual Motto

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“Together and for one another on our way to God”, this is the new motto for this year for the community of the Rita Sisters.

This statement is taken from the descriptions of our charism. The Rita Sisters reformulated this motto at the General Chapter in 2019.

In order to ... Read More »

Preparations for 110 years of Rita Sisters in October

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On October 8, 2021, the community of the Rita Sisters will be celebrating their 110 th anniversary. The Rita Sisters are preparing for their milestone birthday and are looking forward to it. Sisters remember their founder, Father Hugolin Dach, and the first Sisters of St. Rita. These are the roots ... Read More »

CONGRATULATIONS to Sr. Angelica Summer

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  CONGRATULATIONS to Sr. Angelica Summer on 45 years of service to St. Monica’s Senior Living. As we “Celebrate a Blessed Heritage” of 50 years of St. Monica’s existence, we also celebrate the amazing blessing YOU have been to this community! Thank you! (Pictured: Dave Easley, Chairman St. Monica’s ... Read More »

Nuns and Sisters

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The words 'nun' and 'sister' are often used interchangeably to describe women religious in the Catholic Church, but there are differences in the lifestyle, ministry, and vows of these unique vocations.    

 

Diaconate Ordination

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Congratulations to our three friars who were ordained deacons last weekend at St. Jude Parish in New Lenox, IL:   Dcn. Bill Gabriel, OSA; Dcn. Jeremy Hiers, OSA; and Dcn. Sam Joutras, OSA!   All three are planning to continue on to their priesthood ordinations in 2021!    

Sr. Andrea celebrated her 100th Birthday!

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On January 19, 2021, Rita Sister Andrea Winter turned 100 years old. The Rita Sisters at the Würzburg Motherhouse celebrated her birthday with a Mass,following a reception with singing and special surprises. Congratulations and may our Lord continue to bless you with many years Sr. Andrea!