Franciscan Sisters Team Begins Leadership of St. Gabriel Mercy Center Mound Bayou MS

by Sister Julie Ann on August 13, 2014

Read article from Bolivar Medical Center website regarding Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity’s new beginnings at St. Gabriel Mercy Center in Mound Bayou, MS. Sister Monica Mary DeQuardo, Sister Mary Beth Kornely and Sister Judanne Stratman are sent to begin this new Community ministry. 

Mercy Sisters pass St. Gabriel Mercy Center Mound Bayou MS to leadership of Franciscan Sisters At the end of August, Sister Donald Mary Lynch, executive director at St. Gabriel Mercy Center in Mound Bayou for the past 13 years, will be moving on and a new team will direct the activities of the center.

Sister Cleo Heinrich, who spent 12 years, and Sister Rita Killian, who was there 15 years, at the center left a few weeks ago.

All are members of the Sisters of Mercy order.

Taking the reins as executive director will be Sister Monica Mary DeQuardo and Sister Mary Beth Kornely and Sister Judanne Stratman join her.

They are from the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity based in Manitowoc, Wis.

Read more: The Bolivar Commercial – St Gabriel transitions leadership

9 thoughts on “Franciscan Sisters Team Begins Leadership of St. Gabriel Mercy Center Mound Bayou MS”

  1. Sister Leonette Kochan says:

    We all minister with you in spirit and prayer as you continue the good work begun by the Mercy Sisters. May God bless all of your efforts.
    Sister Leonette

  2. Sister Louise says:

    It is good for the Community to be in Mound Bayou. Thank you for your willingness to serve. We are enriched by our presence there. May all your days be filled with Goodness and joy,

  3. Sister Mary Ann says:

    Count on my prayers for each of you Sisters and all those whose lives you touch! You are inspiring in your giving of yourselves for God’s people, especially those most in need!

  4. Tom kornely says:

    Remember what our mom taught all of us You need to teach so one knows what is right. Good luck and God Bless you all. Brother, Tom K.

  5. Keep that dream in your hearts “that God wants you there to meet his people” my prayers are with you all in your new beginnings. God love and bless you all!

  6. Sister Nancy Kinate says:

    Thank you for continuing the GOoD work begun by the Mercy Sisters there. Blessings on you and all your co-ministers. Be assured of my prayer in this new mission for us.

  7. Sister Rosangela says:

    How wonderful and generous you are in accepting this challenge. I’m sure God will bless your efforts. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  8. Sister Karen Suhr says:

    Congratulations! Thank you for the nice picture. You all look ready and willing to do God’s will and work . All of us in St. Rita’s are keeping you in our hearts and prayers.
    Blessings for good health, energy and Spirit living and service.
    Sister Karen Suhr

  9. Fr. Christopher Barak says:

    Sister Monica Mary,
    God bless you on your work in the South. I enjoyed your letter, and pray for you as I drink the Lavazzo cafe.
    Fr. Barak

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