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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Sister Mary Cuthberta Dick, IHM

Sister Mary Cuthberta Dick died in Camilla Hall on January 2, 2024 at the age of 97 in the 72nd year of her religious life. Lucille Dick was born on July 17, 1926. Lucille’s parents William E. and Agnes (Albeck) Dick were born in East Mauch Chunk, PA and raised their family of ten children …

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Sister Marie Jeannine Dawson, IHM

Sister Marie Jeannine Dawson died in Paoli Hospital on December 25, 2023 in the 75th year of her religious life. Catherine Jeannine Dawson was born on October 2, 1928 in Cumberland, MD. Her parents Robert Dawson and Mary Della (Troutman) Dawson died when Catherine was very young. The home parish from which Catherine entered the …

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Sister Rosa Maria Arenas, IHM

Sister Rosa Maria Arenas died in Camilla Hall on December 22, 2023 in the 59th year of her religious life. Carmen was born on February 7, 1943 in Callao, Peru. Sister’s parents Gilberto and Carmen (Chumpitaz) Arenas raised their family of four, two brothers and one sister in Inmaculada Concepcion Parish in Callao, Peru. Carmen …

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Sister Virginia Catherine Varallo, IHM

Sister Virginia Concepta, formerly Sister Virginia Concepta, died in Camilla Hall on December 19, 2023 just shy of her 87th birthday in the 69th  year of her religious life. “Ginny” was born on December 23, 1936, Sister’s parents Louis J. and Kathryn  (King) Varallo raised Virginia and her brother John in St. Charles Parish in Oakview, …

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