SISTER M. JANET MATLAK, SS.C.M., 90

Sister Janet Matlak, 90, died on May 12, 2018, at Emmanuel Center, Danville. Sister Janet was born in Chicago, Ill., on Jan. 14, 1928, the daughter of the late Vincent and Sophie (Zmuran) Matlak. She attended Immaculate Conception School…
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In Honor of National Catholic Sisters Week

Sr. Deborah Borneman, SS.C.M., shared her vocation story.
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The Sisters invited all to join them in praying

for the sick during a Prayer Outside the Walls in February. Prayer Outside the Walls events are conducted regularly and can be joined virtually via Facebook.
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The beautiful music of

the Susquehanna University Choir and Chamber Singers in the Basilica of Saints Cyril and Methodius in March lifted our hearts and minds to God.
Sister Pamela Smith, SS.C.M., works at St. Francis Center, welcoming and providing living essentials to migrants arriving at St. Helena Island, S.C. She was recently named South Carolina 2018 Woman Religious of the Year.
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A Vocation Journey

by Sister Pamela Smith, SS.C.M. For several consecutive Lenten Sundays, I’ve been at the Mass in Spanish in our parish. I’ve also attended Mass in English with the five other sisters who are part of our local community, but I have some…

SISTER MARIA GORETTI HUDAK, SS.C.M., 88

Sister Maria Goretti (Anna Marie) Hudak died on Feb. 16, 2018 at Emmanuel Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born on Dec. 15, 1929 in Hazleton to John and Anna (Jancar [Johnson]) Hudak. She attended Saint Joseph School and graduated…
Sister M. Isidore Tomaščak, SS.C.M.,

SISTER M. ISIDORE TOMAŠČAK, SS.C.M., 89

Sister M. Isidore (Agnes) Tomaš?ak was born in New Milford, Conn. She was the oldest daughter of Andrew and Veronica (Piskura) Tomaš?ak, proceeded by five sisters and eight brothers. Sister Isidore attended Saints Cyril and Methodius Commercial…

SISTER TERESA URDA, SS.C.M., 74

Sister Teresa Urda, 74, died at Maria Hall, Danville, on Sunday, April 2, 2017. She was born Oct. 15, 1942, in Torrington, Conn., and was one of five children born to the late Andrew and Helen (Vasko) Urda. She attended Sacred Heart School…
Sister M. Rosamund, SS.C.M., 96

SISTER M. ROSAMUND DUPAK, SS.C.M., 96

Sister M. Rosamund (Helen C.) Dupak died at Emmanuel Center, Danville, Pa. on Jan. 14, 2017. She was one of nine children born to Joseph and Johanna (Fedorko) Dupak on Sept. 25, 1920 in Exeter, Pa. Sister Rosamund attended Saint John the…

SISTER M. KAREN WILSON, SS.C.M., 81

Sister M. Karen (Frances) Wilson died at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pa. on Nov. 24, 2016.  Born on Nov. 9, 1935, in Montreal, Canada, she was the daughter of Frank and Catherine (Paquette) Wilson. She became a naturalized citizen in…

SISTER M. MERCEDES VOYTKO, SS.C.M., 85

Sister M. Mercedes (Victoria) Voytko died on Sept. 8, 2016, at Emmanuel Center, Danville, Pa. Born on June 2, 1931 in Humboldt, Pa., she was the youngest child of Michael and Anna (Vantuch) Voytko. Sister Mercedes attended elementary school…