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Tag Archives: Eternal Rest

In Memoriam: Sister Joan Utecht, OSB

January 2021
Sister Joan (Evelyn) Utecht was born on October 28, 1934 to Alexander and Mathilda (Barten) in St. Nicholas, Minnesota, the fifth child in a family of seven, four girls and three boys. In 1957, she entered the scholasticate at St. Paul’s Priory and chose the name of her patron saint, St. Joan of Arc. She entered the novitiate on June 1, 1958 and made her first Profession of Vows on July 11, 1959. She attended the College of St. Catherine, earning a B.A. in Elementary Education in 1962 and a Master’s Degree in Counseling in 1972 from the University of St. Thomas, and a Master’s of Science in Administration from the University of Notre Dame in 1989.
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In Memoriam: Sister Anne Boeckers, OSB

October 2020
  Funeral Live Stream on Tuesday, October 6 at 10:30 a.m.:Sister Anne Boecker's funeral will be live streamed on the St. Paul’s Monastery Facebook page at: facebook.com/StPaulsMonastery/live/ The live stream will begin shortly before the 10:30 a.m. service. Please note, the above link brings you to a page with all our Facebook live videos, including…
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A Goodbye to Sister Duane Moes, OSB

July 2020
Sister Linda Soler, OSB, gave the eulogy at Sister Duane’s service. The following is the eulogy as written and spoken. The monastic community would like to offer our sympathy and prayers to the family and friends of Sister Duane. We had the privilege of journeying with Sr. Duane because she touched the lives of so…
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In Memoriam: Sister Duane Moes, OSB

July 2020
  “May Christ Bring us all together to everlasting life.” Rule of St. Benedict, Chapter 72 Sister Duane (Patricia) Moes was born on December 27, 1921 and died peacefully on June 30, 2020 in the Monastery Healthcare Center at age 98, having lived her monastic profession 76 years. She was the last living charter member…
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