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Three Missionary Benedictine sisters to celebrate jubilees

Three Missionary Benedictine Sisters to Celebrate Jubilees

The Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Norfolk will be celebrating the jubilee of religious vows of three of their sisters in a private ceremony Aug. 15, at Immaculata Monastery, Norfolk. Cards for the jubilarians can be sent to Immaculata Monastery, 300 N. 18th St., Norfolk, Nebraska, 68701.

Sr. Cecilia Polt, a native of Pierce, will celebrate 70 years of monastic life. Her primary ministries have been as educator at Norfolk Catholic High School and in pastoral care ministry at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital (now, Faith Regional Health Center) Norfolk, and at Providence Medical Center in Wayne. Sr. Cecilia served for a time among the poor of Appalachia in Jackson, Kentucky, and taught the new members of the Missionary Benedictine Sisters in Windhoek, Namibia, Africa.

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