FERDINAND – Six sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their profession of monastic vows Aug. 24, at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.
The jubilee Mass will be at 1 p.m. EDT in the monastery church. A reception for family and friends will follow in St. Gertrude Hall in the monastery.
The jubilarians, Sisters Dorothy Graf, Mary Judith Fleig, Elnora Shidler, Mary Ann Verkamp, Anna Marie Brosmer and Mary Philip Berger, professed their monastic vows in 1963. They entered the Ferdinand monastery in 1961.