This summer we will celebrate the Golden Jubilees of Sister Barbara Ann Bielenberg, Sister Margie Schmidt, and Sister Elisa Martinez on July 25 at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel.


Golden Jubilarians: Barbara Ann Bielenberg, Sister Margie Schmidt, and Sister Elisa Martinez. Please join us in celebrating a combined 150 years of powerful ministry from Idaho and Washington to Los Angeles and beyond.

Sister Barbara Ann is the Director of Mission Integration at St. Mary’s Hospital and Clearwater Valley Hospital where she is able to integrate her 42 years of nursing with coordinating spiritual care in a hospital setting.

Sister Margie Schmidt is the Director of Pastoral Care at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Lewiston where she visits patients and families regularly, leads prayer services, visits hospice patients in their homes, co-chairs the ethics committee, coordinates local minister visits and teaches community workshops on the dying process.

Sister Elisa Martinez is engaged with Soledad Enrichment Agency (SEA) in Los Angeles, whose mission is to provide high-risk youth and their families with alternatives to gangs, drugs and violence. Her transformational work with youth and the surrounding community has earned her the Heart of Gold Award and the St. Michael’s Parish Guardian Angel Award.