In Memoriam


Sister Therese (Marie Immaculate) Groulx, OPFor everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven
Book of Ecclesiastes, 3:1

(1924 – 2015)
Sister Therese Groulx, known as Sister Marie Immaculate, was born on December 8, 1924, in Sarnia, Ontario, to Alexander and Marie Louis (Ladouceur) Groulx. She and her brother Roger would have had three other siblings had they lived.
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Sister Jean Agnes (Helen) Klemm, OP“Weave Truth with Trust” 
- Motto on the coat of arms of a 12th century weaver’s guild 

(1918 – 2015)
Sister Jean Agnes, baptized Helen Josephine, was born on June 30, 1918, in Des Moines, Iowa, to John and Agnes (Rose) Klemm. She was the eighth of twelve children. Three of the Klemm girls entered the Congregation: Sisters Jeannine, Jean Agnes, and Marcine. 
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Sister Jean Joseph (Patricia) Hughes, OPSomething sacred is at stake in every event
 - Rabbi Abraham Joshua Hescel, God In Search of Man. 

(1938 – 2015)
Sister Jean Joseph Hughes, baptized Patricia M. Breen, was born on May 5, 1938, in Chicago, to Patrick and Jean (Richards) Breen. Her mother had seven sisters and one brother. Sister Jean knew little about her father because her parents separated when she was two years old.
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Sister Eileen (Agnes Eileen) Souva, OP(1930 – 2015) 
Sister Eileen Souva, baptized Eileen Agnes Mary, was born on August 1, 1930, in Brest, Michigan, the fourth of nine children born of Roy and Melvina (Eder) Souva. She attended St. Charles School in Newport for only one year because her parents heard about the quality of education at St. Mary’s School in South Rockwood. 
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Cemetery of the Adrian Dominican Sisters

Our Adrian Dominican cemetery with its circular headstones is a beautiful place of rest for women who gave their lives in service to God—and a peaceful place for contemplation and remembrance. 


We will post memorial reflections on our faithfully departed Sisters and Associates. If you would like to reflect on a Sister or Associate who has gone before us, please send your reflections – no more than 500 to 600 words – to .


We invite you to meet some of the wonderful women who have recently crossed into eternity.

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