Priests, deacons, religious to celebrate jubilees at April 10 Mass
Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond will celebrate the annual Jubilarian Mass April 10 at St. Rita Church, New Orleans, at 3 p.m. for 81 priests, brothers, deacons and religious men and women.
There are six archdiocesan priests, 22 deacons and 53 religious men and women – including 13 priests, eight brothers and 32 sisters – celebrating major anniversaries of ordination or religious commitment.
The jubilarians have served a total of 3,845 years in religious life.
Archbishop Aymond will be the principal celebrant. Josephite Father Charles Andrus, celebrating his 40th jubilee as a priest, will be the homilist. Father Andrus is the pastor at Blessed Sacrament-St. Joan of Arc Parish.
➤ 80-year jubilarian: Daughter of Charity Mary Paule Vardigan.
➤ 75-year jubilarians: Ursuline Sister Kathleen Barnes and Ursuline Sister Marie McCloskey.
➤ 70-year jubiliarians: Sister of Mercy Mary Evelyn Fournet, Holy Family Sister Cynthia Marie Jackson, Holy Family Sister M. Carolyn Leslie, Sister of Mount Carmel Denis Rodrigue and Holy Family Sister M. Frances Cabrini Turnbull.
➤ 65-year jubilarians: Sacred Heart Brother Neri Falgout and Dominican Sister of Peace Lorraine Torres.
➤ 60-year jubilarians: Dominican Sister of Peace M. Joan Arceneaux, Dominican Sister of Peace Mary Ann Culotta, Daughter of Divine Providence Bernardetta D’Archivio, Ursuline Sister Carla Dolce, Msgr. L. Earl Gauthreaux, Marianite Sister Joyce Hanks, Christian Brother John Larose, St. Joseph Sister Margaret Maggio, Dominican Sister of Peace Angeline Magro, Holy Family Sister M. Clare of Assisi Pierre, St. Joseph Sister Kathleen Pittman, Holy Family Sister Agnes Marie Sampia, Dominican Father Daniel Shanahan, Marianite Sister Suellen Tennyson, Holy Family Sister Sylvia Thibodeaux, Holy Family Sister Sylvia Vallet and Christian Brother Jerry Vincent.
➤ 50-year jubilarians: Holy Family Sister M. Regina Amos, Vincentian Father Louie Arceneaux, St. Joseph Sister Janine Beniger, Sacred Heart Brother Carl Bouchereau, Daughter of Charity Kathleen Driscoll, Christian Brother Peter Dudenheffer, Marist Father Charles Girard, Salesian Father George Hanna, Monsignor Robert Hill, Daughter of Charity Bonnie Hoffman, Holy Family Sister Geneva James, Dominican Father Justin Kauchak, Christian Brother Michael Livaudais, Msgr. Robert D. Massett, Christian Brother Robert O’Kane, Oblate Father Anthony Rigoli (anniversary of first profession), Sister of the Holy Faith Teresa Rooney, Marianite Sister Kathleen Stakelum, Oblate Father Richard Sudlik (anniversary of first profession), Daughter of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary M. Gemma Ly Thi Tran and Edmund Rice Christian Brother Francis Sean Whitty.
➤ 40-year jubilarians: Josephite Father Charles Andrus, Deacon John Blanchard, Deacon Barry Campeaux, Father Patrick Gannon, Deacon Lloyd Glapion, Deacon Raymond Heap, Deacon Dwight Johnson, Jesuit Father Fred C. Kammer, Deacon Gerald Martinez, Father Rob Morgia, Father Michael O’Neill, Deacon Don Richard, Deacon Charles Smith, Redemptorist Father Richard Thibodeau, Benedictine Father Scott Underwood and Vincentian Father George J. Weber.
➤ 25-year jubilarians: Sister of Mount Carmel Alice Abate, Deacon Eddy Beckendorf, Deacon Christopher Bertucci, Deacon Roland Bienvenu, Deacon Richard Deichmann, Deacon Chris DiGrado, Deacon Charles Faler, Deacon Gerard Fasullo Sr., Deacon Daniel Flynn Sr., Deacon Norbert Buddy Gubert, Deacon Ronald Guidry, Deacon Nelvin Luke, Deacon Wilbur Martinez, Deacon Paul Mumme Sr., Deacon Harold Vincent, Daughter of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary M. Bernadette Thu Huong Thi Nguyen and Dominican Father Michael O’Rourke.