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IHM Foundation Events


Special events hosted by the Sisters of IHM Foundation benefit the Sisters of IHM Retirement Fund. Scroll down to view more event details and photos.

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August 5, 2017

Members of the IHM Congregation were joined by family, friends, community leaders, and benefactors on August 5 for this important annual fundraiser for IHM retirement needs.

Slideshow of 2017 Sisters Celebration


Pia Ferrario
2017 Spirit of IHM Award Recipient


If you could not attend the event, but would like to support the needs of our dear sisters, click Donate Now on the right and in the comment section of the online form add Care of Retired Sisters.

Sisters Celebration Slideshow - August 5, 2017


Sisters Celebration Slideshow - August 6, 2016

2016 IHM Sisters Celebration: August 6, 2016

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James Bell

2016 Sisters of IHM Guest Speaker

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Joe and Margaret Dougherty

2016 Sisters of IHM Spirit Award Recipients

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A video presentation, "Sisters Celebration in Images", was shared at the 2016 event. Click on the animoto image of the slideshow below to view the presentation.

2015 IHM Sisters Celebration: August 1, 2015

A video presentation, "Sisters Celebration in Images", was shared at the 2015 event. Click on the animoto image of the slideshow below to view the presentation.

Animoto Image Presentation

Click on the image below to view an animoto slideshow of images from the 2015 event.

Animoto Gallery Images


Mrs. Ellen Casey

Ms. Mary Ellen Keating

2015 Sisters of IHM Celebration Guest Speaker

Mrs. Ellen Harding Casey

2015 Sisters of IHM Spirit Award Recipient

2014 IHM Sisters Celebration: August 9, 2014

2014 Photo

Board Members at Celebration

Pictured back row from left: Michael McGrath, John Murray, Atty. Timothy Lenahan,Sr. Ann Monica Bubser, IHM, PJ Carlesimo, Msgr.Joseph Quinn. Front row from left: Timothy McMullen, Nada J. Gilmartin, Sr. Ellen Maroney,IHM President, Dr. Maggie Marriotti.

Sisters Celebration Attendees
Standing, L-R: Mary Ferrario Rinaldi, Pia Ferrario. Seated, L-R: Rose Rinaldi, Sr. Mary Pio Ferrario, IHM
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Ellen Leighton, Sr. Thomas Mary Dougherty, IHM, John Leighton, PJ Carlesimo, Nancy Leighton, Patricia Leighton, and Mayor
Thomas Leighton of Wilkes-Barre
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From left: Rebecca Walsh, Judy Sweeney, Bridget Kosierowski, Tim McMullen, and Sheila Strickland.  
Sisters Celebration Attendees  
Sr. Ann Monica Bubser, IHM, Sr. Ellen Maroney, IHM President, Sr. Kathryn Clauss, IHM Vice President, PJ Carlesimo, and Msgr. Joseph Quinn.