HAMDEN – Sister Colleen Patricia Mattingly and Sister Carrie Christine Zagurskie have professed perpetual vows as Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus during a eucharistic liturgy in the chapel of the order’s provincial house on Benham Street.
Archbishop Henry J. Mansell was the principal celebrant.
A reception and dinner followed for sisters, families and friends in the cafeteria at Sacred Heart Academy.
The celebration on Aug. 3 concluded a weeklong retreat directed by Archabbot Lambert Reilly, former archabbot of the Benedictine St. Meinrad Archabbey in Southern Indiana.
Sister Colleen Patricia is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mattingly of Jacksonville, Fla. She is a graduate of Wolfson High School there and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Florida State University and her Master of Arts degree in theology from Holy Apostles College and Seminary in Cromwell. She will serve at John Paul II Catholic High School in Tallahassee, Fla.
Sister Carrie Christine, a licensed social worker, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Zagurskie of Homer City, Pa. She ministers at St. Ambrose School in St. Louis, Mo. She graduated from Homer City High School and received her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and Master of Social Work degree from the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania.
The Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus are actively engaged in the ministries of elementary and secondary education, special education, social and parish ministry, health care and immigration.