"They whom we love and lose

are no longer where they were before,

they are now wherever we are."

~ St. John Chrysostom

Tuesday
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Sister Emily Marie McKernan (Josephine Marie)

July 17, 1919–March 23, 2013

Adapted from the reflections by Sister Mary Pat LeRoy

Josephine and her twin brother, Joseph McKernan, were born in Pasadena, California to Hugh and Marie Bosch McKernan on July, 17, 1919. Josephine survived the pre-mature birth of the twins, but Joseph died six weeks later. This happy/sad event was the beginning of the McKernan family: six girls–Josephine, Rita, Loretta, Margaret, Helen, and Mary Agnes (our Sr. Rita Josephine) and five boys–Tom, Dan, Robert, Bill and the ever-remembered Joseph.

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Tuesday
Jul232013

Sister Anne Dinneen (Michele Denise)

Updated on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 12:21PM by Registered CommenterAdministrator

July 13, 1939 – August 29, 2012

Anne Kathleen Dinneen was born in San Francisco, California on July 13, 1939, the first child of Jeremiah and Julia Dinneen and, along with her brother Leo, was raised in traditional Irish customs and very much a part of the Irish community in San Francisco. Anne found her parents’ simple faith “an inspiration.”

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