Three Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their monastic profession Saturday, June 18, at the Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.
The Jubilee Mass will be at 1 pm in the monastery church. A reception for family and friends will follow in St. Gertrude Hall in the monastery.
Sisters Jennifer Miller, Joyce Marie Newton, and Marilyn Schroering, entered the Monastery of Immaculate Conception in 1964 and professed their monastic vows in 1966.
Sister Jennifer, among her many duties and positions, served as an elementary teacher at St. Theresa School in Evansville and at Saints Peter and Paul School in Haubstadt and as a secondary school teacher at Rex Mundi High School and Mater Dei High School, both in Evansville.
Sister Joyce Marie, served as an elementary teacher at Holy Redeemer School, Holy Rosary School, St. Joseph School, all in Evansville, Saints Peter and Paul School and St. James School, both in Haubstadt, and St. Joseph Catholic School in Corydon.
Meanwhile Sister Marilyn a native of Jasper, served as an elementary teacher at St. Philip School in St. Philip, Saints Peter and Paul School in Haubstadt, Holy Spirit School in Evansville, and Holy Redeemer School in Evansville. She worked as a proctor at Marian Heights Academy in Ferdinand. She served as principal at Holy Family School in Jasper.