Tag: Philadelphia

May 10, 2022

Sister Joan McElwain (Francis Joseph)- 60th Jubilee

Sister Joan McElwain was born in North Bangor, New York and attended school in Malone, New York. For as long…


May 10, 2022

Sister Barbara Harrington (Robert Francis)- 70th Jubilee

Sister Barbara Harrington was born in Buffalo, New York, the eldest of four children. The family lived on the West…


January 31, 2022

Let it Snow? by Sr. Donna Lord, GNSH

A number of Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart grew up in Buffalo, New York. It is a lovely old…


October 15, 2021

Feast Day of St. Marguerite- 2021

On this Feast Day of St. Marguerite d’Youville,- October 16, 2021, we recall her beatification by Pope John XXIII, when…


July 7, 2021

GNSH celebrate the Feast of the Sacred Heart

The Feast of the Sacred Heart was celebrated in both Philadelphia and Buffalo this year and we were all grateful…


May 27, 2021

GNSHappenings- May 2021

Jubilee Celebration in Buffalo: With covid restrictions easing, some Buffalo Grey Nuns and friends came together to celebrate jubilees. Sr. Donna…


May 27, 2021

Ascension Thursday Gathering

The GNSH had an Ascension Thursday celebration outside at the Plaza to celebrate being able to (finally) gather together! The…


April 22, 2021

Sister Catherine McGady (Sister Joseph Veronica) Sixtieth Jubilee

Sister Catherine (Katie, as she is known) began life with her parents and her sister, Rosemary, in Philadelphia where she…


April 22, 2021

Sister Rita Margraff (Sister Rita Marie) Sixtieth Jubilee

Two cities share the locale for Sister Rita Margraff’s life journey: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Buffalo, New York. Born in Philadelphia,…


April 22, 2021

Sister Mary Courts (Sister Joseph Mary) Sixtieth Jubilee

The Germantown area of Philadelphia, and Buffalo, on the shores of the Niagara River, have been the cities where Sister…