Sisters of Mercy celebrate jubilees

Back row, L-R: Judith Bobber (25 yrs, Associate), 60 years: Srs. Kathleen McClelland, Sheila Breen, Susan Butters, Virginia Peacock, Judith Niemet Front row: 70 years: Sr. Mary Lois Bartnicki, 75 years: Srs. Mary Fearon, Maura Lowrey, Renee Humble. Not pictured: 80 years: Sr. Helen Weinfurter

Chicago Sisters of Mercy of the Mercy West Midwest Community celebrated Jubilees marking from 60 to 80 years of religious life on April 29 at Mercy Circle, 3659 W 99 St., Chicago.

Their varied ministries have included elementary and college teaching, nursing, art education, and care for the homeless. Several have had responsibilities for leadership and vocations in the local Mercy Community.

More information about these jubilarians can be found at The jubilarians are: 80 years: Sister Helen Weinfurter; 75 years: Sister Mary Fearon, Sister Maura Lowrey, and Sister Renee Humble; 70 years: Sister Mary Lois Bartnicki; 60 years: Sister Sheila Breen, Sister Susan Butters, Sister Kathleen McClelland, Sister Judith Niemet, and Sister Virginia Peacock.

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