Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus are Lumen Christi Award finalists

Sister María Imelda Quechol and Sister Eloísa Torralba Aquino, Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus “Ad Gentes” who serve in Chattanooga, have been selected as finalists for Catholic Extension’s Lumen Christi Award. The Lumen Christi Award is Catholic Extension’s highest honor given to people “who radiate and reveal …

Missionary Sisters nominated for Lumen Christi award

Sister Maria Imelda Quechol and Sister Eloisa Torralba Aquino of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus “Ad Gentes” have been nominated for Catholic Extension’s annual Lumen Christi Award for their service to the Hispanic community around Chattanooga. The Sisters, who serve an area of need that encompasses …

Memorial Mass celebrated for Sister Celia Sánchez, MAG

A memorial Mass for Sister Celia Martina Sánchez Coatl, MAG, was celebrated on March 16 at the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul. Sister Celia, who served in the Diocese of Knoxville for 20 years, died on March 8. The Missionary Sister of the Sacred Heart of Jesus “Ad Gentes” …