Wake Reflection for Sister Jozefa Seskar


Sister Jozefa (far right) joins Sister Denise Vrombaut and young guests in the monastery dining room.

By Sister Sandra Brunenn, OSB

“Who will separate us from the love of Christ?”

“If anyone would serve me, let her follow me.”

These words from our Scripture readings this evening I believe aptly reflect the call that Sr. Jozefa heard and responded to throughout her long life.

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Sister Jozefa Seskar, OSB 1927-2016


Sister Jozefa Seskar O.S.B., 89, of St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, passed away Friday November 25, 2016 at the monastery.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday in the Chapel at St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island. Burial is in Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island.

Visitation is 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday at the Monastery, where a Christian wake service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Milan, is in charge of arrangements. Continue Reading