Sister Bernadette Therese walked this life with gentleness and steadfastness, obviously aware of the Kingdom of God within her, and thus reverencing those she met along the way. Her journey with her Dominican family was the joy of her life. And that is one reason why I believe she was ever smiling!
Sister Jodie Screes, OP
(1933 – 2014)
On February 20, 1933, in Cleveland, Ohio, a daughter was born to John and Josephine (Cerny) Vozobule. She was the last of their nine children, and they baptized her Bernadette Ann. Mary, John, Albert, Frank, Joseph, Josephine, Wenceslaus, and Ann had preceded her into the family.
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Celebrating the Blessed Fr. Solanus Casey today and remembering Sr. Vozobule who championed Fr. Solanus! I'm sure that she is smiling down from heaven with this great news!
Sister Bernadette was my 2nd Grade Teacher and First Communion Instructor at St. Pius. What joy sister brought to a lonely lost young girl. I still remember her big smile and heart. Sister was instrumental in allowing me to understand the words:My Lord,My God.Eternal Rest Grant on to Sister Bernadette and let Perpetual Light shine on her, may Sister rest in peace.
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