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50 Years in 2013

Rita Adams, CDP

Sister Rita Adams, formerly Sister Ann Christopher, entered religious life from the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament parish in Altoona, Pa. She credits her parents for giving her a strong foundation for her religious development.

Barbara Horenkamp, CDP

Sister Barbara Horenkamp, formerly Sister Mary Louis, entered religious life in 1963. She credits the Sisters of Divine Providence who taught her in grade school with influencing her decision to become a Sister.

Marilyn McMillin, CDP

Sister Marilyn McMillin, formerly Sister Jacqueline, entered religious life from St. Sylvester Parish in Brentwood, Pa. Her vocation was influenced by several women religious.

Sharon Nolte, CDP

Sister Sharon Nolte, formerly Sister Perpetua, was born in 1947 in Golden Eagle, Ill., and entered the Sisters of Divine Providence in 1963.

Francesca O’Regan, CDP

Sister Francesca entered religious life from St. Frances Xavier Cabrini parish in North Scitvate, Ma. She credits the grace of God and the influence of some of her grade school teachers, the Sisters of Notre Dame, with inspiring her vocation to religious life.

Lisa Paffrath, CDP

Sister Lisa, formerly Sister Margaret Mary, entered the Community from Blessed Sacrament Church in Natrona Heights, Pa. She describes her family as one that was fiercely faithful to gospel values for many generations, with grandparents, parents, and more, who incarnated these values and were models to follow.

Judith Anne Rotunda, CDP

Sister Judith, formerly Sister George Ann, entered religious life from Our Lady Help of Christians parish in Pittsburgh, PA. She credits her parents, who gave her a love for religion, and the Sisters who taught her in grade school and high school, who inspired her by the simplicity of their lives, as influencing her decision to enter religious life.

Janet Schaffran, CDP

Sister Janet Schaffran, formerly Sister Helen Anthony, entered religious life from St. Theresa’s parish in Parma, Oh. She credits the Sisters who taught her in grade school with influencing her decision to enter religious life, as they were happy, committed women who knew how to bring out the best in her.

Stephanie Turck, CDP

Sister Stephanie Turck, formerly Sister Martha, was born in 1947 in Granite City, Ill., and entered the Sisters of Divine Providence in 1963.

Margaret Walsh, CDP

Sister Margaret, formerly Sister Marie Consolata, entered the Community from Most Blessed Sacrament parish in Natrona Heights, Pa. She was raised in a home that reverenced the Catholic faith, and the example of her family, especially her mother, inspired her vocation.