Sisters in the News

Sister Kathryn Kurdziel, IHM, Receives Marywood Alumni Association Award

On June 2, 2018, during Marywood’s Alumni Weekend, Sister Kathryn Kurdziel, IHM, received the Sister M. Denis Donegan Award. 

Sister Janet Yurkanin, IHM, Earns MSW from CUA

The Catholic University of America has conferred upon Sister Janet Yurkanin, IHM the degree of Master of Social Work the twelfth day of May, two thousand eighteen.

Sister Kathleen Burns - Inducted into Cor Mariae—Pro Fide et Cultura

Sister Kathleen Burns, IHM, was inducted into the Order: Cor Mariae—Pro Fide et Cultura at the April 8, 2018 ceremony at Marywood University.

IHMs Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

Our Sisters Claudette Naylor and Bernadette Thomas, IHM were among the Sisters featured in an article entitled "Catholic schools have fewer nuns, but those who remain inspire" which ran in the April 15, 2018 edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer.

IHM Sister honored at Mother Seton Academy

This year the Mother Seton Academy Founders Award was presented to the IHM Congregation in memory of Sister Ellen Smith.

New Candidate Welcomed in Sicuani, Peru

On November 19, 2016 Sister Ellen Maroney welcomed Giovana Fuentes Bendivez into the IHM Candidacy program during a simple ceremony which took place in the Chapel of San Filipe, in Sicuani Peru.

Sister Mary Persico Inaugurated 12th President of Marywood University

Sister Mary Persico Inaugurated 12th President of Marywood University on October 28, 2016

Received into the IHM Novitiate

Elizabeth Ann DeMerchant was received into the IHM Novitiate on Sunday, August 28, 2016.

Final Profession on October 29 2016
IHM Center Chapel
4:00 pm

Final Profession of Sr Denise Montagne, IHM on October 29, 2016

2016 IHM Jubilarians

On July 31, 2016 we held our annual Jubilarian Mass and Dinner to honor our 2016 Jubilarians.  

Sr Elizabeth DeMerchant's First Profession of Vows

Invitation for you to join me in the celebration of the Eucharist on the occasion of my First Profession of Vows, Saturday, July 28 at 11 a.m. in the IHM Center Chapel.

Sister Eleace King, Honored for Years of Service at McGlynn Learning Center

On April 12, 2018, at a Recognition Reception honoring the Sisters of Mercy Mid-Atlantic Community and the Wilkes-Barre Housing Authority on the thirtieth anniversary of the founding of the McGlynn Learning Center. Sister Eleace King, IHM, was honored for her years of service as the Executive Director of the Center.

Trivia Night with Sisters Attracts Young People

A team of eight women religious representing four communities took on a pub full of young adults for bragging rights, beer and "prayerful pretzels" at a March 13, 2018 trivia night in Arlington, Virginia.

Awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Romania

The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board advised Sister Angela Kim, IHM, that she has been selected for a Fulbright award to Romania. She will work collaboratively with international partners at Bucharest University in Bucharest, and Ovidius University in Constanta, Romania, from May 5 to June 8, 2018.

IHM Sister Featured Artist on TV Series

Sister Cecilia Yeon Tji, was invited by a Korean television production company, Korean Catholic Broadcasting, to present her book In Awe of the Gift of Life in Abundance: Spirituality and the Artist.

Sister Romaine Krug turns 104!

Romaine Krug 104 - Sept 12 2017

Sister Romaine Krug along with her sisters, family, and friends celebrated her 104th birthday at Our Lady of Peace Residence on September 12, 2017. Sister Romaine entered the IHM Congregation on September 8, 1940.

Sister Mary Persico Featured in The Times Leader newspaper

Sister Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D, president of Marywood University, was featured in the December 31, 2017 issue of the Times Leader.  Sister Mary was profiled among leaders of the region's institutions of higher education.

IHM Sisters Join Nuns

November 12, 2017 began the journey for Sisters Suzie Armbruster, Terri Jordan and Kathleen Lunsmann to New Orleans for a week of “Nuns Build.”

Sister Angela Kim, IHM, PhD is named a Fulbright Specialist

Sister Angela Kim, IHM, has been named a Fulbright Specialist.

Sister Nancy DeCesare Receives Award from US Army

Sister Nancy DeCesare Receives Excellence Award from U.S. Army

Sister Liz Sweeney, SSJ to present upcoming retreat

To Embody the Presence of Love: Essential Practices Retreat with Sister Liz Sweeney, SSJ

November 17-19, 2017 in the Theresa Maxis Conference Center, IHM Center

IHM Sister Conducts Online Workshops for HESA Students

On May 5 and 12, 2017, Sister Kathleen Burns met via Webex with students in Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia as a part of their reflective learning workshops following their first year of studies in ASEC's Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA) program.


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