In Memoriam: Sister Bernice Wessels, OSB

April 14, 1933 – April 8, 2015 “A life in God is a life of adventure and discovery.” Sister Bernice Wessels was born into eternal life on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at her home, the Monastery of St. Gertrude. She leaves an inspiring, spiritual, and intrepid legacy...

In Memoriam: Sister Bernie Ternes

April 30, 1924 ~ October 3, 2014 “For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me…” Matthew 25:35 Sister Bernadine (Bernie) Ternes was born into eternal life on Friday, October 3 at 12:02 p.m. She was...

In Memoriam: Sister Mary Catherine Manderfeld, OSB

October 28, 1917 – July 22, 2014 “There is nothing as strong as gentleness; there is nothing as gentle as real strength.” Sister Mary Catherine Manderfeld was born into eternal life on Tuesday, July 22 at approximately 11:30 a.m. She was 96 years old and had lived 80...

In Memoriam: Sister Theresa Dvorak, OSB

“Enjoying the beauty and eventual harvest…” Sister Theresa Dvorak was born into eternal life on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at the Monastery of St. Gertrude, at approximately 11:30 p.m. She will be remembered for her commitment to education, her passion for nature, and...

In Memoriam: Sister Emagene Uhlenkott Warren, OSB

January 18, 1936 – May 11, 2013 “You will suffer in the world but take courage! I am with you always.” ~ Gospel of John Sister Emagene Uhlenkott Warren, OSB was born into eternal life at the Monastery of St. Gertrude on May 11, 2013, at 1:15 p.m. Sister Emagene will...