On May 30th, Sister Marie-Jean Schildknecht, MICM, celebrated her 25th year of religious profession as a Slave of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

The official celebration of the event took place on Saturday, June 2nd with a Sung Mass in honor of the Immaculate Heart and a festive luncheon with many of her family members who travelled from the New York area to be present. It was a festive event of enjoyable company, good food, speeches, musical entertainment and well-wishes.

Sister serves the community as a full-time high school educator at IHM School where she also supervises the students’ Saint John the Baptist Pro-Life League and takes a leading role in organizing many Pro-Life events in the community. During the summer months Sister Marie-Jean will be found among the campers of Morning Star Camp leading hikes, teaching musical activities and lending a skillful hand with the kitchen work. In her spare time Sister enjoys reading history and playing the violin.

May God bless you, Sister Marie-Jean, for 25 years of service and love as a Bride of Christ… and may He grant you many more! Ad Jesum per Mariam!

25 years Professed
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