Remembering Sister Barbara Eppich

Posted March 31, 2020 in Obituaries

Barbara Eppich

Sister Barbara Eppich danced her way through the last 40 years of her life. From the opening musical notes of a retreat in Boston introducing her to liturgical dance, she was hooked. And from that point on she embraced it as a rich and meaningful prayer form and continually sought ways to incorporate it into her classroom. The spirited woman of faith and innovative educator died March 30 at Regina Health Center where she had been in residence since her August 2019 transfer from Light of Hearts Villa. She was 85. Nancy Rosemary Eppich was born September 4, 1934, in Cleveland, the oldest of five children born to Anton and Anna (Gron) Eppich. Residents of the Collinwood area, the Eppich family belonged to St.... read more

Remembering Sister John Mary

Posted November 06, 2019 in Obituaries

John Mary  Blaser

Sister John Mary Blaser’s 70 years of service as an Ursuline ran the gamut from education to congregational leadership to financial administration to the ministry of prayer, each carried out with professionalism and dedication. The... read more

Remembering Sister Julian Eymard

Posted July 05, 2019 in Obituaries

Julian Eymard

Sister Julian Eymard spent most of her 70 years in the Ursuline community as a nurse caring for the needs of her sisters. With a direct, yet compassionate manner, she guided many through the anxieties of illness and the intricacies of... read more

Remembering Sister M. Eugene Gear

Posted May 06, 2019 in Obituaries

M. Eugene Gear

Regardless of where she resided at any point in time, Sister M. Eugene’s heart was always in the city. Though small of stature and soft of speech, she was an untiring advocate for the poor and underservedthroughout her 75... read more

Remembering Sister Joann Kessler

Posted March 30, 2019 in Obituaries

Joann Kessler

 Sister Joann Kessler (formerly Sister M. Herman) possessed a unique array of talents and interests which she placed at the service of her various ministries. Whether sharing her faith preparing her second graders for First Communion, providing compassionate outreach services... read more