Sister Irene M. NerneySister Irene Nerney

65-year Jubilarian

Entered: February 2, 1953 – Cumberland, Rhode Island

Current Ministry: Special gifts officer; pastoral assistant 

Motto: To do always the things that please Him 

Mercy called, and I answered, and she has led me down paths of peace, doubt, entering the unknown, love, happiness, difficult moments, wonder, awe, laughter, questions. But above all she has been constant, the constant companion on this journey, ever present, ever mindful, always with the same patient, calm call. She has watched, she has waited, she has challenged, and asked for the risk. She has taught me much, I have listened, I have learned, I have walked the walk, never alone, as she was never beyond reach. It is "in her name" that I stand here today, 65 years of living, loving, hoping, dreaming, and open to the "whatever" life gifts me with each day.

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