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Franciscan jubilarians include several who served in Wilmington diocese

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ASTON, Pa. — Several women religious who served in the Diocese of Wilmington were among 17 jubilarians who marked 50, 70, 75 and 80 years of religious life on June 12 with the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia. During a liturgy at Our Lady of Angels Convent, the sisters – with 1,065 years of combined service – renewed their vows of poverty, celibacy and obedience. Read more »

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Franciscan sister makes big imprint on Tiny Steps

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Dialog reporter

(One in a series during the Year of Consecrated Life)

Sister Elise Betz loves the Franciscan atmosphere that permeates family medicine wing at hospital

WILMINGTON — Early in her ministry as an elementary school teacher, Sister Elise Betz – then called Sister Madonna – would respond to her mother superior’s question about what she wanted to do. The response was always the same: “I want to be a nurse.” Read more »

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