Sisters of St. Casimir celebrate the blessing of Legacy Rooms

Sister Regina Dubickas, SSC, welcoming the guests at the Legacy Rooms entrance.
A view of the Legacy space at 2601 W Marquette Road, Chicago.

On Aug. 25 the Sisters of St. Casimir, their friends, families, supporters and guests gathered at 2601 W. Marquette Road, to celebrate the 111th anniversary of the founding of the Sisters of St. Casimir.

Msgr. Michael M. Boland of Catholic Charities was the celebrant. Msgr. Edmond Putrimas, the Lithuanian Bishops’ Conference Delegate for the Apostolate of Lithuanian Catholics Living outside of Lithuania, con-celebrated the Mass along with Rev. Jaunius Kelpsa, Rev. Mark Brummel, CSF, Rev. Bernard Danber, OSA, Rev. Joseph McCormick, OSA, Rev. Joseph Stobba, OSA, and deacon Joseph Panek. Following the Mass, Sister Regina Dubickas,SSC, General Superior, welcomed all in the new Legacy Rooms (museum).

Monsignor Boland and Monsignor Putrimas blessed the rooms and all were invited to view the beautiful Legacy space, which tells the story of the Sisters of St. Casimir and their foundress Maria Kaupas.

"Our hope is that as you journey through will be inspired ... and will express this inspiration in the unique living of your own life... Our story begins in the heart of a courageous young woman from Lithuania."

These are the words of welcome that will greet you as you enter the new Legacy Rooms. The museum is open to the public during regular hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information contact: or call Daina at 773.349.8064.

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