Tag: Jackson Heights New York

April 7, 2017

Sister Barbara Connolly- 60th Jubilee

Sister Barbara Connolly (Sister Mary Luke) was raised in Jackson Heights, New York, and has spent much of her religious life…


April 7, 2017

Sister St. Catherine Curley- 80th Jubilee

Sister St. Catherine Curley was barely 16 when she entered the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart. Her 80 years…


August 1, 2016

Sister Mary Denis Woods

Sister Mary Denis Woods, GNSH, 89, died in St. Joseph’s Manor, Meadowbrook, PA on July 27, 2016 in her 71st…


April 14, 2014

Sisters Memories of Ministry

Eileen Dickerson has been interviewing various Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart to create a new section on our website based…


February 4, 2014

Sr. Joan Marie McCann: “Jackson Heights was a big change!”

I was sent to teach at St. Joan of Arc School as my first mission assignment, fresh from the Novitiate,…


February 4, 2014

Sister Patricia Eileen McKeon: From Blessed Sacrament to St. Leo’s

I grew up in Jackson Heights, in Blessed Sacrament parish. It was a very Catholic neighborhood. Of course, there were…


February 4, 2014

Sr. Constance Marie Welsh: “The little ones needed love and care as much as learning”

I came to Saint Joan of Arc in 1957. It was my first ministry assignment, teaching second grade. I was 21. My…


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