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By Sister Patrice Colletti Headline:  The Dakotas report single-day records for new virus cases on Saturday: more than 370 in North ...
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2020 Birthday Advice: Sister Karlyn Cauley

As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to ...
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2020 Birthday Advice: Sister Debra Breese

As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to ...
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2020 Birthday Advice: Sister Jenada Fanetti

As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to ...
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Take Your Houseplants for a Walk

If Salvatorian Sisters took their plants for a walk, would they tie a string around the pot and ...
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We Must Open Our Hearts

By Sister Darlene Pienschke, SDS Over 70 million people around the world are forced to become immigrants today ...
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2020 Birthday Advice: Sister Deanna Schroeder

Sister Deanna in her twenties.  As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year ...
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2020 Birthday Advice: Sister Liz Christensen

As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to ...
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2020 Birthday Advice: Sister Jane Eschweiler

As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to ...
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2020 Birthday Advice: Sister Margaret Hansknecht

As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to ...
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2020 Birthday Advice: Sister Beverly Heitke

As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to ...
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March against Racism in Sisseton, SD

By Sister Patrice Colletti, SDS Sister Patrice serves the Wahpeton Oyate who live on the Lake Traverse Reservation. ...
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COVID-19 Protocols

By Sister Darlene Pienschke, SDS I recently went to Casa Alitas to pick up the COVID-19 protocols. The ...
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Xavier Writes His First Correspondence

By Sister Patrice Colletti, SDS Xavier (grade 2)  is one of my ... more "spirited"... students in my ...
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2020 Birthday Advice: Sister Mary Lee Grady

As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to ...
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COVID-19 and ICE

By Sr. Darlene Pienschke, SDS ICE Detention Centers are on the verge of becoming Coronavirus super spreaders. Hundreds ...
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Finding grace amid the pandemic

Our COVID-19 Response Our Salvatorian Sisters community remains vigilant in both prayers and precautions to slow the spread ...
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COVID Effects

There's no reason to stick with plain ol' masks when you know how to bead! This is one ...
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Love in the time of COVID-19

By Mary Jean Sheetz, House Manager at Salvatorian Sisters Residence The drawing Sister Jane Barman taped to her ...
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In these tentative times

By Sister Patrice Colletti, SDS Photos by Sister Patrice Colletti, SDS In these tentative times when it seems as ...
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Themes of Holy Week

By Sister Beverly Heitke, SDS Holy Thursday is so profound in the mystery of Jesus as Servant Leader ...
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Coping with the coronavirus as individuals and communities

By Sister Karlyn Cauley, SDS No one could know that the Lenten journey this year would take us ...
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Holy Week Reflection in a Time of Pandemic

By Sister Carol Thresher, SDS What makes a week holy?  What makes this week holy? Normally, during these ...
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A Woman Named Emily

By Sister Patrice Colletti, SDS In addition to teaching (which we are doing remotely now), I am part ...
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“We are All in This Together,” interpreting a Pandemic

By Sister Karlyn Cauley, SDS I am watching a lot more TV since I began self-quarantine two weeks ...
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Navigating the uncharted waters of this season with faith

By Katie Konieczny, DSHA President and '92 Alumna Beginning on Wednesday, March 18, we transitioned our students to ...
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The Holy Thursday Revolution

By Sister Sheila Novak, SDS Blue Bloods is one of my favorite TV shows. It is not too ...
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Here’s a fresh take on traditional folk art

Folk art is not dead. Just ask Max “God Smuggler” Ramsey, the first customer in line for Salvatorian ...
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Where is God?

By Sister Liz Christensen, SDS The people cried, “God, help us!” And God gave: - Dedication to nurses ...
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2020 Birthday Advice: Sister Mary Jo Stoffel

As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to ...
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Motherhouse in times of coronavirus…

Life in times of unforeseen… First of all, we would like to thank each one of you for ...
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2020 Birthday Advice: Sister Rita Faust

As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to ...
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Answers to our #SDS125yrsintheUSA crossword

All the answers to our anniversary crossword puzzle can be found in our timeline stories. Start reading here: https://sistersofthedivinesavior.org/125years_1895to1920/
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2020 Birthday Advice: Sister Grace Mary Croft

As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to ...
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#SDS125yrsintheUSA Crossword

Before you word lovers puzzle over this crossword, you might want to buff up on your SDS history ...
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Celebrating 125 Years: 1895-2020

Passion for Mission in the United States As we celebrate the 125th anniversary of coming to the USA ...
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2020 Birthday Advice: Sister Darlene Pienschke

As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to ...
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2020 Birthday Advice: Sister Rita Vogelsang

As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to ...
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Oh, the games Sisters play

Sisters Joan Wagner (left) and Jean Marie Hauck When we posed the question to our Salvatorian Sisters, “Why ...
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Jean Schafer, SDS Founder/Publisher of “STOP Trafficking!” Newsletter Retires

By Sister Maryann Agnes Mueller, CSSF (reprinted with permission from January 2020 “STOP Trafficking!”)  “As I reflect back ...
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2020 Birthday Advice: Sister Jane Barman

As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to ...
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2020 Birthday Advice: Sister Margaret Bosch

As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to ...
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2020 Birthday Advice: Sister Virginia Honish

As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to ...
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Philippines in the midst of eruptions

Early this morning Sister Beverly received an email from Sister Alona in the Philippines asking for prayers for ...
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2020 Birthday Advice: Sr. Pauline Feiner

As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to ...
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Birthday Memories: Sister Janice

My birthday is December 29th. Flying to Alabama, North Carolina, Texas, Arizona, Mississippi, or Pennsylvania is very iffy ...
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Art Gallery Open House 2019

DSHA High School 4257 N 100th St, Milwaukee Wednesdays, November 20 and December 4 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. ...
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Celebrating 125 Years: 1895-2020

Passion for Mission in the United States As we look forward to our 2020 celebration of the 125th ...
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The Immigrants’ Journey Metaphorized – A Salvatorian’s Reflection

Sister Darlene Pienschke, SDS felt called to minister to immigrants at the U.S. southern border and responded to ...
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Sister Darlene shares about first days of her border ministry

“The numbers of asylum seekers vary. For a while, they were in the 20s per day, now this ...
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Birthday Memories: Sister Barbara

I was in Horrem, Germany on my birthday last October.  I was there to improve my German, and ...
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Feeling a nudge toward Salvatorian life?

Sisters of the Divine Savior, Society of the Divine Savior Priests and Brothers, and Lay Salvatorian women and ...
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Birthday Memories: Sister Carol

I fondly remember the birthdays I celebrated as a child, especially in Tomahawk, Wis. They were always important ...
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A reflection for International Day of Peace

If there is to be peace in the world, there must be peace in the nations. If there ...
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Birthday Memories: Sister Georgene

In 1996, Tad Kasper, a friend of the Salvatorian Sisters, gave me a SURPRISE BIRTHDAY. Tad took the ...
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Celebrating 125 Years: 1895-2020

Passion for Mission in the United States When our Salvatorian Sisters first stepped foot in Milwaukee on July ...
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Sr. Magda reflects on her time in the U.S.

Sister Magdalena Kumorek, SDS visited from Poland over summer 2019. She traveled to Catholic parishes around the U.S., ...
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Glimpse God: “Toksta ake” does not mean “good-bye.”

Salvatorian Sister Patrice Colletti writes her Glimpse God blog from South Dakota, where she teaches on the Sisseton-Wahpeton ...
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Birthday Memories: Sister Karlyn

I was making my first week of a silent retreat and I knew I would have my birthday ...
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Moving toward a positive partnership

Go forward courageously and faithfully on the path Providence shows. -Co-founder Father Francis Jordan Father Jordan’s words have ...
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Birthday Memories: Sister Debra

Sister Debra discerned her religious vocation later in life after raising a family. For one of my birthdays ...
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Birthday Memories: Sister Jenada

Many friendships have been formed during years of participating in programs at St. Anthony's Retreat Center in Marathon, ...
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Birthday Memories: Sister Judy

August was usually the time that we had a family vacation with my grandparents at their cottage on ...
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Birthday Memories: Sr. Deanna

On my 70th birthday my family surprised me with a big summer picnic. My siblings and their spouses ...
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Birthday Memories: Sr. Kathleen

What I do remember from my early years is that I was born on my grandmother's birthday, and ...
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Lynn Vogt retires with the Salvatorian spirit

After 21 years, Lynn Vogt retires as chief executive officer for St. Anne’s Salvatorian Campus in Milwaukee. As ...
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Birthday Memories: Sr. Liz

I had never had a surprise party of any kind until my 60th birthday. On that day, Sr. ...
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Birthday Memories: Sr. Jane

Sr. Jane Eschweiler, SDS In 1997, for my 40th birthday I invited several Salvatorian friends to come out ...
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June 20 is World Refugee Day

U.S. Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking (USCSAHT) invites us to pray for refugees, as we honor their strength, ...
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Sister Magda: She gives hope and joy to others

Sister Magdalena Kumorek, SDS is visiting from Poland to speak about our international missions at weekend Masses across ...
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Birthday Memories: Sr. Beverly

In February 2018, our family, relatives and friends buried my brother who had died unexpectedly in his sleep. ...
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Birthday Memories: Sr. Letty

A favorite birthday memory for me is when I was on an airplane on my birthday and the ...
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Pentecost: the first Mission Sunday

Pentecost, the 50th – and final – day of the Easter Season paints a picture of the future ...
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Birthday Memories: Sr. Liza

I remember one birthday I was at Pius. Two friends of my family, Jim and Pat O'Donohue, happen ...
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Birthday Memories: Sr. Mary Lee

One of my favorite birthday memories is my 60th birthday. A completely surprised party took place for my ...
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Salvatorian Sisters raise hope for women in Pakistan

Nearly 90 percent of Pakistan’s 2.5 million Christians live in an area known as Youhannabad. Adults work as ...
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To the Salvatorian Community and friends of Sister Ana Maria Gomez,

  We join you in grieving the loss of our dear Sister Ana Maria.  How fitting that she ...
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We remember Sister Ana Maria Gomez, SDS

Funeral services for Sister Ana Maria Gomez, SDS will take place Thursday, May 2 at St. Anne’s Salvatorian ...
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Philippines shaken by quakes

Dig deep in your heart for more prayers. Sister Beverly shares a message from Salvatorian Sister Alona in ...
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From a Lay Salvatorian in Sri Lanka

Earlier this week we told you that all of our Salvatorian Sisters in Sri Lanka were safe after ...
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Reflections on a book discussion: Sr. Jean and Sr. Sheila

Salvatorian Sisters Jean Schafer and Sheila Novak organized a book event around author Debby Irving’s Waking up White ...
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Book talks open our eyes to white privilege

We called our 2019 National Catholic Sisters Week project, “Turning the page on conversations about race,” and hoped ...
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Reflections on a book discussion: Sr. Letty and Sr. Georgene

Our Salvatorian Sisters in Phoenix, Ariz. hosted a series of discussions about Bryan Stevenson’s book, Just Mercy for ...
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A Reflection on a Discussion Circle About Race

"I remember the exact moment in my childhood when I realized I was Native," reflected one of the ...
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Turning the page on conversation about race

Sisters of the Divine Savior hosted book discussions at our Milwaukee Community House to celebrate 2019 National Catholic ...
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Our relatives need our prayers

On the Lake Traverse Reservation in northeastern South Dakota, blizzards have finally stopped. Now, snow-melt and rains have ...
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Birthday memories: Sr. Clarice

A memorable birthday for me was my big 90 last year in 2018! As I came into our ...
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Birthday Memories: Sr. Mary Jo

My 50th (over the hill) birthday party was one to remember. Sisters Carol Jean Zais, Patrice Colletti and ...
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Birthday Memories: Sr. Sheila

I am not sure that this will qualify as my favorite birthday memory, but it is still very ...
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Salvatorian Sisters are Treasures of the Church

Sisters of the Divine Savior is this year’s recipient of the Treasures of the Church award presented to ...
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Sisters in the path of Cyclone Idai

Dear Sisters, Here is a short news about our sisters in Mozambique after the country was hit by ...
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Birthday Memories: Sister Rita

(l-r) The Fausts: Sr Rita, mother Mary, Sr. Georgene, father Adam, and Sr. Phyllis On March 17th, 95 ...
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National Catholic Sisters Week Book Discussion

I was happy to lead a conversation on the book Waking up White by author Debby Irving with ...
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Birthday Memories: Sr. Grace Mary

I do not have any Birthday pictures. My family (parents) were not big into picture taking, and we ...
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“The day so long awaited has arrived!”

With a blessing and prayers of thanks, our Salvatorian Sisters in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil celebrated the grand opening ...
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What is National Catholic Sisters Week?

National Catholic Sisters Week (NCSW) is an annual celebration of Catholic sisters’ vital contributions to society, both past ...
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Sr. Marion returns from Rome

Last September when the Milwaukee Brewers were chasing the National League Baseball Championship, Salvatorian Sister Marion Etzel told ...
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Birthday Memories: Sr. Rita

Sr. Rita enjoying her birthday cake last year. On my sixth or seventh birthday, my mother and I ...
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Prayer is first step to combat human trafficking

Josephine Bakhita was declared a saint in 2000, after dedicating her life in the Canossian religious order to ...
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The DSHA Vocare Experience: Part II

Find Part I of this blog post here. “I was privileged to take part in a prayer service ...
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World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life: Let Grateful Songs to God Take Wing

"Wake up the world" icon written by Vivian Imbruglia Back in 1997, Pope Saint John Paul II declared ...
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The DSHA Vocare Experience: Part I

“I was privileged to take part in a prayer service for Divine Savior Holy Angels High School seniors ...
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Birthday Memories: Sister Dora

As a schoolgirl caught in the crossfire of advancing troops, it seemed I was in the epicenter of ...
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Birthday Memories: Sister Jane

When I turned 60 I was living in Wausau, Wis. Two of my sisters, Sisters Rita and Marietta, ...
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We remember Sister Rachel Wallace, SDS

Funeral services for Sister Rachel Wallace, SDS will take place Wednesday, January 23 at St. Anne’s Salvatorian Campus ...
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Birthday Memories: Sister Margaret

One birthday I remember very well is my 80th in 2008. Several of us living at SSR turned ...
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Sister Georgene still shares Dr. King’s dream

Salvatorian Sisters at the convent in Landover Hills, Maryland Salvatorian Sisters who were missioned near Washington D.C. in ...
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Birthday Memories: Sister Virginia

Birthdays at our house when I was growing up were happy occasions. We had a birthday cake with ...
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Sister Mary Jo celebrates Catholic education year-round

In 32 years of education ministry, Sister Mary Jo Stoffel, SDS has taught 1,037 first and second-graders. She’s ...
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Birthday Memories: Sister Pauline

One of my most memorable birthdays was January 2, 1989 when I turned 50! My family surprised me ...
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Vigil keeping is a sacred act of love for Sister Denise

Sister Denise Demulling dedicated much of her life in ministry to education, including 10 years as a teacher ...
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Go and do much good: A Salvatorian Sister from Bavaria to Milwaukee in 1895

Sister Walburga Sieghart, SDS was one of the first three Sisters of the Divine Savior to come to ...
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Come as you are to Advent Vespers

One half hour. That’s all it takes to find peace in this holy season of Advent amid the ...
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Folk Artist: Christmas Traditions

Some of the Christmases in the convent have been unlike any of those I had with my family ...
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We remember Sister Carol Marie

For many years, Salvatorian Sister Carol Marie Haag (formerly Mary Carla) was a business teacher at schools in ...
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A look back 50 years later Beatification of Mary of the Apostles

Sr. Margaret Bosch, SDS by Sister Margaret Bosch, SDS It was about October 10, 1968 that I, along ...
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2018 Woman of Faith Award Presentation Video

Thanks to all who gathered with us at our Community House on September 27, 2018 to honor Michelle “Shelly” ...
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Mother Mary’s beatification in 1968 even more meaningful 50 years later

by Sister Edith Bramberger, SDS and the Generalate team Perhaps a look at the meaning of the word ...
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Sister Bernadette Kline, SDS embraced all ministries “heart first”

Sr. Bernadette Kline, SDS Sister Bernadette Kline, SDS had a heart on fire for the missions of the ...
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Celebrate with artist Sister Karlyn Cauley, SDS

Opening Reception: Watercolor Women Series Please join us at Alverno College Saturday, October 6, 2018 Reception from 1:00-2:00 ...
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We call her Blessed

After growing up in Germany, Therese von Wüllenweber joined Father Jordan’s Apostolic Teaching Society in Rome on September ...
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Happy 115th Birthday Harley Davidson from the Salvatorian Sisters

Bob Cogan loves the roar of his Harley 2007 Road King out on the open road. Ditto for ...
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SOROPTLINE: Letter to the Editor

While living in Vista, Calif., Sisters Shelia Novak and Jean Schafer often collaborated with local Soroptimists. Members of ...
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Do pets have a higher purpose?

by Kaitlin Seebruch Mission Advancement Intern People are often quick to label themselves as either a “dog person” ...
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“Knowing her call is only from God”

Salvatorian Sister Yasinta Godfrey, SDS recalls her father’s words when she professed first vows in her east Africa ...
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2018 Joyful Jubilee

(L-R) Sr. Jane, Sr. Deanna, Sr. Mary, Sr. Grace Mary, Sr. Francine, Sr. Mary Jo, Sr. Jenada   ...
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God bless America!

The streets of Milwaukee around the time of the sisters' arrival. One-hundred nineteen years after our nation’s independence, ...
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Sister Mary Ruth Dittman, SDS

Sister Mary Ruth Dittman, SDS died on June 18, professed 69 years. We’ll celebrate her life on Monday, ...
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Sister Frances Marie Lendle, SDS

We celebrated the life of Sister Frances Marie Lendle last Friday at St. Anne’s Salvatorian Campus. She was ...
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Icon, she wrote

Creativity has always been a part of Salvatorian Sister Francine Kosednar’s life even during her many years as ...
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Sister Karlyn Cauley’s watercolor “ladies” find a permanent home

Proud Lady: One of the Watercolor Women Series by Sr. Karlyn Cauley, SDS Through the generous philanthropy of ...
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English language immersion keeps opening doors in Africa

  For the tenth consecutive year, we’re offering classes in English as a second language (ESL) to our ...
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We share our mission story

In Catholic dioceses across the U.S., the summer Mission Co-op Program offers the Sisters of the Divine Savior ...
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Annual service award lifts up Salvatorian values

“When you act on behalf of something greater than yourself, you begin to feel it acting through you ...
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Instill dignity, inspire hope, improve life for Sri Lanka’s next generation

  “My dream is to make a difference in the life of the future society.” Sister of the ...
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The “root” that is Hadley Terrace

The Salvatorian Sisters’ century-long commitment to caring for elders shines through at Hadley Terrace Senior Apartments. The sisters ...
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“Sisters’ Sisters”  activities foster faith and friendship

Our Province headquarters shares a wall with Divine Savior Holy Angels High School (DSHA) on 100th Street in ...
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Lowly earthworm could be a role model

Have you ever considered the spirituality of Lumbricus terrestris? The lowly earthworm was actually the subject of a ...
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Meet Sister Anuarite Ngendaqimana Salamba, SDS

Hello! Jambo! My name is Sister Anuarite Ngendaqimana Salamba. I was born in 1983. My nationality is Tanzanian. ...
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What’s the connection between Easter Eggs and the Savior?

Coloring and hunting for hard-boiled eggs (or plastic and candy-filled) has become an integral part of the Easter ...
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Meet Sister Edesia Ngilangwa, SDS

My name is Edesia Ngilangwa, SDS. I come from Njo Tombe Village in Tanzania. In my family there ...
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Salvatorian Sisters will bridge their leadership into new term

Sisters of the Divine Savior from the North American Province gathered in Milwaukee in February to elect leadership ...
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Coming to a Catholic parish near you?

Sisters of the Divine Savior will shine a light on Catholic Sisters everywhere during 2018 National Catholic Sisters ...
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Meet Sister Liberata Kihaka, SDS

My name is Sister Liberata Kihaka, SDS. I was born in 1981 at the hospital Kifanya Njombe Region, ...
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Parishes will celebrate World Day for Consecrated Life

In 1997, Pope Saint John Paul II proclaimed a day of prayer for women and men in consecrated ...
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Celebration of Consecrated Life: Light out of Darkness

Salvatorian voices will shine brightly among the choir assembled for Milwaukee’s annual Celebration of Consecrated Life on Friday, ...
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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Your Right Hand, O Lord, Glorious in Power (Exodus 15:6) The Church Unity Octave, now known as the ...
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2018 Lenten Vespers

You are welcome to join us for  Lenten Vespers. Please join us on the following dates: Lenten Vespers ...
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VOCARE

Divine Savior Holy Angels grad Sam Windsor is a junior at University of Dayton. She recently came back ...
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Called to be light. . .

January is National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month . Sharing Sisters Sheila Novak and Jean Schafer’s Christmas ...
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Don’t look away!

“If you see something, say something,” goes for possible situations of human trafficking too. When something just doesn’t ...
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The more things change the more they are the same.

The age-old adage about change captures our Sisters’ traditional ministries of teaching and nursing to a T. As ...
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Savor the taste, cherish the memory

Sr. Diane (right) baking cookies with Sr. Clarice Steinfeldt. Salvatorian Sister Diane Goetzinger was one of our go-to ...
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Foundation Day observes many “firsts” in Salvatorian history

Over the years, our Salvatorian Family has enhanced the significance of our December 8th Foundation Day with a ...
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Meet Sister Sara Clevery Mkapa, SDS

My name is Sister Sara Clevery Mkapa, SDS. I was born in 1995 in the Masasi Region at ...
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Holiday art shows spread the joy

Folk art creations by Salvatorian Sister Karlyn Cauley will be available to view and purchase at these upcoming ...
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Refugees of natural disasters face another peril

Recent natural disasters such as Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria put displaced people at heightened risk for human ...
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Meet Candidate Josephine Andrew

Hello! My name is Josephine Andrew. I was born on 15 April in 2000 in the hospital at ...
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She found the gift of religious life

The Mass of Christian Burial for Sister Bernice Smith, SDS will take place Friday, October 20 at St. ...
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The tractor is STILL on a roll

Six years ago, Sister Virginia Honish, SDS launched a grass-roots fundraising campaign to buy a tractor for Salvatorian ...
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She served with joy in her heart 

We’ll celebrate the life of Sister Diane Goetzinger, SDS (formerly Sr. Mary Louis) on Friday, October 13, 2017. ...
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Folk Artist: Poverty

It’s good to revisit one of the vows I made many years past… and still practice today. I ...
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2017 Woman of Faith Award Presentation

Our 2017 Woman of Faith event was truly an inspiring evening. We welcomed many new friends to our ...
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Folk Artist: Caring for elders

After I entered our religious community, there were many more young Sisters than we have now. Today I ...
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Sr. Carol, 1959 Sportswoman of the Year

Title IX wasn’t even a thing when Salvatorian Sister Carol Thresher received the 1959 “Sportswoman of the Year” ...
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Salvatorian Life in the United States

In late May, Salvatorian General Superior Sister Edith Bramberger came to the U.S. from Rome along with Sister ...
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New Catholic sisters’ voices resound with gratitude

Sr. Janice Hartman Sr. Janice began her vocation journey later in life, and says she’s grateful “that door opened for ...
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Sr. Jane: What is a mystic?  A contemplative?

Sometimes we imagine an emaciated, sad looking, celibate, balding monk, or a crotchety, pale, nun who lives behind ...
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She loved “to do for others”

  A Mass of Christian Burial for Salvatorian Sister Alice Gindt will take place in Milwaukee on Thursday, ...
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Mother Mary Study Group brings history into the digital age

The Mother Mary Study Group in front of the Motherhouse, Villa Salvator Mundi: S. Barbara, S. Maria Theresia, ...
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Keeping pace with healthy living on WHISH and a prayer

Salvatorian Sister Georgene Faust is one of nearly 22,000 participants from across the U.S. who signed on for ...
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Sr. Barabara: U.S. to Horrem to Rome

(Don't know why Sr. Barbara Reynolds, SDS is in Horrem? Check out previous post.) It is now Sunday, ...
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Meet Sister Eloisa

Salvatorian Sister Eloisa Holdiem, was born in the Bicol Region of Philippines. Along with the national Filipino language ...
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Our math professor goes to summer school

Salvatorian Sister Barbara Reynolds has a whirlwind travel itinerary this summer. Some stops will place her in a ...
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The Life of Father Francis Jordan

John Baptist Jordan was not born for greatness when he came into the world on June 16, 1848. ...
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Education opens doors for Salvatorian Sisters in Africa

Margaret Scola and Sue Haertel This summer, Sue Haertel returns to Tanzania along with Margaret Scola to lead ...
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Ending Human Trafficking: It begins with awareness.

“Hidden in plain sight” is often the phrase used to describe the crime of human trafficking. Everyday people, ...
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Tanzanian Education Initiative lifts up Salvatorian collaboration

For the ninth consecutive year, Sisters of the Divine Savior will sponsor our Tanzanian Education Initiative to build ...
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Sr. Pat Russell settles in

Last June, Tennessee Register reporter Andy Telli wrote a beautiful tribute to Salvatorian Sister Pat Russell as she ...
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Celebrate the past, present and future of religious life

Look to the past with gratitude. Live the present with passion. Embrace the future with hope.  (Pope Francis) ...
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Everyone at DSHA knows Sr. CJ

Who says Catholic Sisters aren’t a presence in Catholic schools in the new millennium? For the last nine ...
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Divine Savior Statue Has a Story to Tell

On August 1, 2011 a new chapter was added to the story of the statue of the Divine ...
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Mission trip includes clean water focus

Sr. Mary Evelyn on her 2016 trip. For the second year in a row, Sr. Mary Evelyn Zimbauer, ...
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Sr. Liza: A Letter Home March, 2017

Dear everyone, I thought in this letter I would add anything new or in development right now in ...
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National Catholic Sisters Week: Reach out through Simple Gifts

As we celebrate 2017 National Catholic Sisters’ Week (NCSW), we also invite Milwaukee-area friends to join in our ...
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Sr. Liza: Life in Chisguachín

Dear everyone, We continue to travel around San Sebastian to get to know the people, customs and especially ...
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International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking and St. Josephine Bakhita

St. Josephine Bakhita was born in southern Sudan in 1869. As a young girl, she was kidnapped and ...
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Sr. CJ feels the Salvatorian spirit at DSHA

National Catholic Schools Week, January 29 – February 3 Salvatorian Sister Carol Jean Zais, SDS has become a ...
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Vocare Reflections Part 3

At Milwaukee’s Divine Savior Holy Angels High School (DSHA), VOCARE is a Salvatorian Service Program that immerses the ...
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2017 Vocare Reflections, Part 2

All members of the Divine Savior Holy Angels senior class take part in a two-week initiative serving people ...
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2017 Vocare Reflections

This week we share how our sponsored high school, Divine Savior Holy Angels (DSHA) instills the Salvatorian Mission. ...
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10 ways to take a stand against human trafficking

Learn the red flags of human trafficking. (https://humantraffickinghotline.org/what-human-trafficking/recognizing-signs) If you suspect human trafficking, report it. Don’t NOT call ...
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Sr. Liza: A Letter Home

Youth Play at Saint Sebastian Catholic Church During our days going from one Posada to another, we were ...
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Sr. Liza: A Letter Home

This morning around 5:30 we were awoken by a strong tremor of 5.4 magnitude. Earthquakes are usually only ...
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Pastoral caregiver honors each soul’s journey

No matter what each new day brings, Sister Darlene Pienschke, SDS stays mindful of the Salvatorian mission to ...
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Your IRA contribution to SDS could offer tax advantages

Last December, Congress made permanent a law that allows individuals age 70 ½ and older to donate up ...
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Just being there becomes ministry

Salvatorian Sister Pauline Feiner calls her work in the Diocese of Green Bay, Wis. a ministry of presence. ...
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She brings – and finds – hope in pastoral care ministries

When Salvatorian Sister Jane Eschweiler retired from the Jordan Ministry Team serving the Diocese of Tucson, she wanted ...
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“I haven’t walked a mile in these kids’ shoes.”

When Sr. Carol Marie Haag was asked to join a volunteer program working with teens at Milwaukee County ...
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Salvatorian Sisters embrace the sacred privilege of pastoral care

Salvatorian Sister Jenada Fanetti asks God each morning to inspire her ministry to people who are homebound or ...
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