The Council of Women Religious

Celebration of Concecrated Life - 2015

The Council of Women Religious for the Diocese of Raleigh

A Mass of Thanksgiving

In Celebration of the Gift of Consecrated Life...

... was celebrated by the Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge (Principal Celebrant and Homilist), Bishop of Raleigh, on January 31st , 2015 (The Memorial of St. John Bosco) at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church on Overbrook Drive in Raleigh, North Carolina.

6 Women Religious of the Diocese of Raleigh celebrated jubilees during this Mass:

  • Ms. Theresa Davis, M.J.M. - 60 years

  • Sister Helen Marie Gates, I.H.M. - 60 years

  • Sister Ruth Mary Perl, S.N.D. - 60 years

  • Sister Elizabeth Bullen, I.H.M. - 50 years

  • Sister Evelyn Craig, I.H.M. - 50 years

  • Sister Mary Margaret Weber, C.S.C. - 50 years

Six women religious were honored

at this year's Mass for Consecrated Life.


Click Here to view a video of their

Renewal of Vows.


Click Here to view Bishop's homily.  - - Bishop Michael Burbidge delivers the homily from the annual Mass for Consecrated Life, which honors the jubilees of women religious in the Diocese of Raleigh (Listed above).  In this homily, Bishop Burbidge reflects on the words of Saint John Bosco, "Whatever I am, I am entirely for You."

Talk for Sisters:

By: Jubilarian Ms. Theresa Davis, M.J.M

Click Here to read.  (pdf)

Photo Gallery:

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A reception followed in the Fallon Center. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------





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