Sister Hope Mary Costello, IHM

Sister Hope Mary Costello (formerly Sister Mary Rosita) died in Camilla Hall on Monday, June 3, 2024, in the 63rd year of her religious life. Hope was born on March 2, 1941. Her parents Joseph Thomas and Rosemary (Endres) Costello raised Hope and her sister Faythe in Delaware County. Hope entered the Community from St. …

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Sister Mary C. Hall, IHM

Sister Mary C. Hall (formerly Sister Mary Cecilius) died in Camilla Hall on Friday, May 31, 2024 at the tender age of 97, in the 74th year of her religious life. Mary was born on October 1, 1927. Her parents Robert and Cecilia (Fitzgerald) Hall raised their family of two boys and two girls in …

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Sister Mary Hickey IHM

Sister Mary Hickey (formerly Sister Joseph Regina) died in Camilla Hall on Monday, April 29, 2024. Sister died in the 69th year of her religious life. Sister Mary was born on September 16, 1937. Mary’s parents John Joseph and Regina (Guerin) Hickey raised their family of four boys and two girls in St. Carthage Parish …

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Sister Roberta Marie Mattox, IHM

Sister Roberta Marie Mattox died in Camilla Hall on Monday, April 29, 2024 three days shy of her 90th birthday. Elizabeth Mattox was born on May 2, 1934. Sister’s parents Robert and Elizabeth raised their family of one boy and three girls in St. Clement Parish in Philadelphia before moving to St. Andrew Parish in …

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Middle States Association Reaccreditations

Congratulations to SISTER MARY REGINA MATULKA AND THE FACULTY OF ST. LAURENCE SCHOOL and PRESIDENT BARBARA LETTIERE AND THE IMMACULATA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL COMMUNITY for successfully completing the process for the Middle States Association Reaccreditation.


Sister Helen was recently featured in Cape May Magazine in an article titled Connecting Art and History. Sister Helen’s artwork is now displayed at the Cape May Point Science Center. The Science Center was the former Sisters of Saint Joseph’s Retreat Center in Cape May. Thank you, Sister Helen, for sharing your gifts so generously.

Sister M. Catarin P. Conjar, IHM

Sister M. Catarin P. Conjar (formerly Sister Regina Carol) died in Camilla Hall on Saturday, March 16, 2024. Sister’s parents Lawrence and Barbara (Krajscan) Conjar were born in Croatia, when they settled in the United States they raised their family of nine children in St. James Parish in Steelton, PA. Catarin attended St. James Elementary …

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Sister Miriam George Kelly, IHM

Sister Miriam George Kelly (formerly Elizabeth Mary Kelly) died in Camilla Hall on February 13, 2024, in the 75th year of her religious life relatively shy of her 97th birthday. Sister was born on May 12, 1927, in Philadelphia. Her parents George and Elizabeth (Duffy) Kelly raised their son and their daughter in Philadelphia. “Betty” …

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S. Marie Geraldine Timlin IHM

Sister Marie Geraldine Timlin died in Paoli Hospital on February 5, 2024, in the 57th year of her religious profession. “Gerry” was born on December 14, 1947. Sister’s parents Gerard and Marie (Hogan) Timlin raised their family of ten children in Most Blessed Sacrament Parish in Philadelphia. Gerry attended Most Blessed Sacrament Elementary School (1953-1961), …

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The St. Elizabeth Seton Award – Celebrating Twenty Years of Service

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Annual Mass for Religious Education Saturday, January 13, 2024 Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Sister Elenore Ertel IHM received The St. Elizabeth Seton Award for her 20 years of service as a Director of Religious Education. We celebrate Sister Elenore and all of our Sisters involved in the ministry of …

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