Honey Crisp Apples Celebrate Sweet Success

Our Mission Advancement Team dubs them our “road warriors,” but sharing about our international missions is truly a labor of love for Salvatorian Sisters of our North American Province.

This past summer, our sisters hit the road for weekend speaking engagements at parishes as far west as Santa Barbara, as far east as Saco, Maine – and many places in between.   Last night, we wrapped up another season of mission appeals, hosting the sisters for dinner with a sweet honey crisp apple at each place setting as a token of appreciation.

In 2015, 17 sisters traveled to 17 diocese on 13 different weekends and spoke at 123 Masses.

The travelled to these dioceses:

Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama
Archdiocese of Chicago in Illinois
Diocese of Erie in Pennsylvania
Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend in Indiana
Diocese of Green Bay in Wisconsin
Archdiocese of Indianapolis in Indiana
Diocese of Joliet in Illinois
Diocese of La Crosse in Wisconsin
Archdiocese of Los Angeles in California
Archdiocese of Louisville in Kentucky
Archdiocese of Milwaukee in Wisconsin
Diocese of Monterey in California
Archdiocese of New York in New York
Diocese of Norwich in Connecticut
Diocese of Portland in Maine
Diocese of Rockford in Illinois
Diocese of Saginaw in Michigan

They visited these cities (some more than once!)

Alabama: Huntsville
California: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Paula
Connecticut: Amston, Columbia
Illinois: Carpentersville, Channahon, Chicago, Gilman, Illinois
Indiana: Clarksville, Floyds Knobs,  Lanesville, Plymouth, Indiana
Kentucky: Lebanon,
Maine: Saco
Michigan: Clare,  Gladwin, Harrison
New York: Middletown, New York City
Pennsylvania: Erie
Wisconsin: Elkhorn, Menasha, Mosinee, Mt. Calvary, Neenah, Racine

small-appleNo doubt about it — when it comes to advancing our mission, these sisters are the “apple” of our eye:

Sr. Ana Maria Gomez
Sr. Barbara Reynolds
Sr. Betty Vetter
Sr. Carol Thresher
Sr. Ellen Sinclair
Sr. Grace Mary Croft
Sr. Jane Eschweiler
Sr. Jenada Fanetti
Sr. Judy Sullivan
Sr. Karlyn Cauley
Sr. Liza Segleau
Sr. Mary Evelyn Zimbauer
Sr. Mary Frost
Sr. Rita Vogelsang
Sr. Sheila Novak
Sr. Shiroma Kurumbalapitiya (visiting from Sri Lanka)
Sr. Virgnia Honish

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