Sisters of Saint Joseph of Annecy

We say farewell to our Deceased Sisters

Sr. Genevieve Favre of the French Province who died at Vieugy on 23rd October 2014 aged 88 years; 68 years of religious Profession.






Sr. Ursula Griffin of the English Province who died in Truro Hospital on 28th February 2015 aged 74 years; 55 years of Religious Profession
Sr. Kathleen Reid of the English Province who died at St. Anne’s Hospice, Newport on 25th March 2015 aged 81 years; 59 years of Religious Professioncathelene









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Sister Jean Baptiste Manillier, born on February 6th 1923, died on May 25th 2015, aged 92 years;73 of Religious Profession

She was an excellent music teacher, thoughtful and always smiling




Sister Mercy Maniyali, born on July 4th 1959 at Kothanelloor, Kerala; died on May 30th 2015 at Maryland, aged 56 years. 32 years of Religious Profession.

She lived according to the maxim: "Be happy and make others happy"







Sister Marie Andrée Parchet, born à Samoëns august 11th 1929, died on June 15th 2015, aged 86 years; 53 of Religious Profession.

She was an ardent missionary in Senegal. Just two days before her death, she uttered this moving sentence:"My life was rich and beautiful;"




Sister Saint Andre Warapen, born on December 15th 1929 at Pune Maharashtra; died on September 18th 2015 at Waltair, aged 86 years. 61 years of Religious Profession.

She had a passion for teaching, learning and searching for new knowledge.





Sr Maria Goretti, died on November 11th 2015,aged 84 years. 64 years of Religious Profession.

She spent 59 years in India. Her gentle, unassuming manner endeared her to all.






Eternal rest grant to them, O Lord

And let perpetual light shine upon them.