Victory Noll Sisters and associates responded to the invitation to celebrate the Supreme Court's ruling issued on June 18 on behalf of DACA recipients (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). They joined thousands of others in ringing their mission bell (or bells on their front porches) at noon today, to mark this major victory. This ruling by the Supreme Court means that hundreds of thousands of children known as "Dreamers," are now allowed to remain safe from deportation.
SISTER MARTHA SIJOTA, OLVM, 90, a resident of Saint Anne at Victory Noll, died Sunday, June 14, 2020, at Saint Anne at Victory Noll, Huntington, Indiana. Sister Martha was born in Gleneden Beach, Oregon on August 29, 1929, to John Sijota and Olga (Wzientek) Sijota. Two brothers, Francis Sijota and Paul Sijota, precede her in death. Surviving are one brother, Howard Hamilton of Newburg, Oregon, and three sisters, Rosemary Brown, Barbara Sijota of Salem, Oregon, and Susan Barke
SISTER MARILYN SCHATZ, OLVM, 92, a resident of Saint Anne at Victory Noll, died June 12, 2020, at Saint Anne at Victory Noll, Huntington, Indiana. Sister Marilyn was born in Ellicott City, Maryland on April 10, 1928 to George Schatz and Margaret Lapole Schatz. Along with her parents, three brothers, George, Richard and Wallace Schatz, and two sisters, Mary Wall and Aleda McCormick, precede sister in death. Her sister, Thelma Amato of Ellicott City, MD and her nieces and nephe
The Leadership Conference of Women Religious in the United States made a public statement recently condemning the police-killing of another black man on the streets of our nation. We join all members of the Conference in mourning with the family and friends of George Floyd and with all who have lost loved ones to law enforcement violence, all who live in fear, all whose dignity is threatened. The continued killing of black men and women; the constant harassment of people of