100 Years


100 Years 100 Stories: Second to Nun Framery

June 19, 2024

According to Pope Francis, “the arts give expression to the beauty of the faith and proclaim the Gospel message of the grandeur of God’s creation.” Additionally, “architects and painters, sculptors and musicians, filmmakers and writers, photographers and poets, artists of every discipline are called to shine beauty, especially where darkness or gray dominates everyday life....

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100 Years 100 Stories: the Great Atlantic Storm of 1962

June 19, 2024

After the Great Atlantic Storm destroyed much of the New Jersey coast in March 1962, Sr. Eustella Volk stands on what was left of the Sisters’ Sea Isle City beach retreat house, which was donated to them in 1941 by St. Joseph Manor resident, Charles M. Town.

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100 Years 100 Stories: The First Twelve Sisters’ Journey of Faith

June 19, 2024

Although the first 12 Sisters of the Redeemer did not arrive in America until March 1924, the pioneering journey began several years earlier. It all started when the Xaverian Brothers pleaded with Superior General Sr. Basilissa in Würzburg to send a group of Redeemer Sisters to join them in service at their St. Joseph High...

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100 Years in America: the Opening Mass for our Centennial Year

June 19, 2024

More than 300 people attended the Opening Mass for the Sisters’ 100th Anniversary in America, which was presided over by Nelson J. Pérez, Archbishop of Philadelphia, on March 19, 2024 at St. Albert the Great Church. During the Mass processional, a Sister carried a banner with the name and photo of one of the first...

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100 Years in America: our Centennial Artwork

June 19, 2024

The Sisters are excited to share the beautiful Centennial Artwork, an original painting by Sr. Ana. The artwork will be a visual centerpiece through the Centennial Year. Inspired by the Centennial Theme, “A Journey of Faith… Love Leads Us On,” the artwork highlights four meaningful symbols—the Lamb, a boat, a sunrise, and water. Sr. Ana...

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