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Four new Oblate Candidates
Judy Powers, Joann Rubeck, Jean Siebelts, and Lynn Steiden began their year of Oblate Candidacy recently. Sister Kristine Anne Harpenau, prioress of Monastery Immaculate Conception, presided at the Rite of Reception held during the Oblate meeting at the monastery.
During their year of study of the Rule of St. Benedict and Benedictine spirituality, Candidate Judy Powers and Candidate Jean Siebelts will be accompanied by Sister Mary Claude Croteau, Candidate Joann Rubeck will be accompanied by Sister Agnes Marie Dauby, and Candidate Lynn Steiden will be accompanied by Sister Kathryn Marie Huber.
Candidates Judy Powers and Jean Siebelts are from St. Louis, Missouri, and Candidates Joann Rubeck and Lynn Steiden are from Metropolis, Illinois.