Abp. Aymond to celebrate March 15 Jubilarian Mass
Archbishop Gregory Aymond will celebrate the annual Jubilarian Mass March 15 at St. Rita Church, New Orleans, at 3 p.m. for 10 archdiocesan priests, and 41 religious – 14 priests, one brother and 26 sisters – celebrating major anniversaries of ordination or religious commitment.
The jubilarians have served a total of 2,615 years in religious life.
Archbishop Aymond, himself a 40-year jubilarian, will be the principal celebrant. Father Paul Desrosiers, also celebrating his 40th jubilee as a priest, will be the homilist. Father Desrosiers is the pastor of Transfiguration of the Lord Parish and dean of the City Park-Gentilly Deanery.
Dominican Sister of Peace Dorothy Trosclair, a 50-year jubilarian, will give a reflection. Sister Dorothy is the director of the Archdiocesan Spirituality Center.
➤ 75-year jubilarians: Marianite Sister Rita Marie Chauvin, Sister of the Holy Family Canice Lastrapes.
➤ 70-year jubiliarians: Jesuit Father James Carter, Sister of the Holy Family Esther Marie Estero, Ursuline Sister Mary Margaret Prenger, Sister of the Holy Family Innnocente Wiltz, Sister of the Holy Family M. Tekakwitha Vega.
➤ 65-year jubilarian: Dominican Sister of Peace Dorothy Dawes.
➤ 60-year jubilarians: Sister of the Holy Family Benjamin Auzenne, Benedictine Father Raphael Barousse, Sister of Mount Carmel Joan Broussard, Father Jerry Dabria, Dominican Sister of Peace Mary Michaeline Green, Sister of Mount Carmel Lawrence Habetz, Marianite Sister Jane Kidder, Religious of the Sacred Heart Sister Rita Lorraine Landry, Sister of Mount Carmel Anne Leonard, Sister of the Holy Family Augustine McDaniel, Dominican Father Neal McDermott, Vincentian Father Godden Menard, Sister of the Living Word Vianney Moore, Jesuit Father Louis Poche, Father Anthony White.
➤ 50-year jubilarians: Msgr.William Bilinsky, Marianite Sister Gretchen Dysart, Jesuit Father William Farge, Father Francis Ferrié, Sister of the Holy Family M. Greta Jupiter, Redemptorist Father Gerard LaPorte, Sister of the Holy Family Laura Mercier, Father Leo Meyer, Sister of the Holy Faith Pauline O’Reilly, Marianite Sister Sue Pablovich, Poor Clare Sister Helen Carroll Petty, Benedictine Father Patrick Regan, Ursuline Sister Magdalita Roussel, Dominican Sister of Peace Dorothy Trosclair, Father John Baptist Han Vu.
➤ 40-year jubilarians: Archbishop Gregory Aymond, Msgr Harry Bugler, Josephite Father Howard Byrd, Father Paul Desrosiers, Jesuit Father Stephen Rowntree.
➤ 25-year jubilarians: Franciscan Father Dennis Bosse, Benedictine Father Justin Brown, Oblate Brother Daniel Dionne, Sister of the Holy Family Andria Donald, Redemptorist Father Byron Miller, Salesian Father Louis Molinelli, Teresian Sister Gloria Murillo, Father Gerald Seiler Jr.