Sister Mary Jane Koenigs Receives Award at BCU

Sister Mary Jane Koenigs Receives Award at BCU

Sister Mary Jane Koenigs was honored with the Clare Diversity Award at Briar Cliff University (BCU) at a ceremony May 10. The Clare Diversity Award, “is given to an employee who has demonstrated, through positive interactions with others, respect, and value for...
Water-Wise Earth Month Calendar Offered for April

Water-Wise Earth Month Calendar Offered for April

As Earth Month approaches, the Midwest Franciscan Justice Promoters proudly announce the release of their special calendar for April 2024, titled “Flowing Forward: A Water-Wise Earth Month Calendar.” Developed by Catholic sisters from six congregations spanning...
Sister Michaela Galles, OSF

Sister Michaela Galles, OSF

Sister Michaela (Mary Ann) Galles, OSF, died Sunday, February 25, 2024 at the age of 88. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Clare House Chapel, Mount St. Francis Center at 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2024. Masks are optional. Guests unable to attend may...
Sister Margaret Burkle

Sister Margaret Burkle

Sister Marge Burkle was born in Dyersville, Iowa, the second daughter of Charles and Luetta (Tauke) Burkle.   She has eight sisters and one brother.  Her education began at Xavier Grade School and High School.  Sister received a bachelor’s degree from Briar Cliff...
Sister Water Project Seeks Volunteers for Service Trip

Sister Water Project Seeks Volunteers for Service Trip

The Sisters of St. Francis of Dubuque are seeking volunteers for a service trip to Honduras with the Sister Water Project July 22-August 1, 2024. The Sister Water Project Service Team will help make potable water accessible to people in the rural village of Lavatorio,...
Sister Theresa Jungers

Sister Theresa Jungers

Sister Theresa (Rita Ann) Jungers, OSF, died Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at the age of 85. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Clare House Chapel, Mount St. Francis Center at 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 22, 2024. Masks are optional. Guests unable to attend...