Immaculate Conception High School held its annual Alumnae and Friends Memorial Mass at the Felician Sisters Chapel in Lodi, NJ, on Sunday, November 10, 2019,
At this special Memorial Mass, ICHS friends and family members of the departed attended the service in honor of their loved ones. More than thirty ICHS families remembered those who passed away and whose names were read at the special liturgy. Father Luke Edelen captivated the audience with his healing and powerful words.
Sister Marie Alexander Siegel, Mission Leader/Campus Minister said, "Today, we pause and remember all our loved ones, family, friends, classmates, and alumnae."
Denise Poulos-King '89, extended appreciation to Joann, Sister Alexander, Sister Virginia Tomasiak, Sister Marilyn Marie Minter, and the choir that performed that day--Denise King '21, Mia Guzzo '21, Diana Regan '21, and Isabella Percontino '21--for their part in "making the day a peaceful and beautiful day for all!" She added, “It is always a pleasure to work alongside such dedicated people who share my passion for ICHS!"
Joann Beatrice '79, added, "I was overwhelmed with joy and pride to see ICHS community members gathered together to honor the memory of all deceased alumnae, family, and friends."
During the reception following the liturgy, community members networked and shared stories of those they recently lost.