X
GO

HERALD ARTICLES
Linda Oppelt
/ Categories: Diocesan News, Obituaries

Sister Georgiana Franzluebbers dies at age 91

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Sept. 8 at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, followed by burial in the Mount St. Francis Cemetery.

Sister Georgiana was born April 8, 1931, in Monterey, Nebraska. She was one of 10 children born to George and Frances Franzleubbers. As a child, she was taught by the Sisters of St. Francis in a rural two-room school in Monterey, which planted the seeds for her vocation to the order. “At the age of 16, I left my loving family, the farm, and all that was near and dear to me to begin a new life . . . no longer would I be a farmer’s daughter in Nebraska but a daughter of God, my Father, in Colorado,” she wrote when recounting her vocation story. 

She entered the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration on Aug. 12, 1949, and professed perpetual vows on Aug. 12, 1956.

Sister Georgiana earned a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Albuquerque and a master’s degree in education from Creighton University.

She taught for 39 years in Colorado, Nebraska, and New Mexico. In 1995, she moved to Mount St. Francis as coordinator at St. Clare Convent.

Sister Georgiana is survived by three sisters, Annie, Rosie, and Sister Frances. 

Previous Article Mercies in Disguise - Miscarriage and Infant Loss Support Ministry One Year Later
Next Article FEATURED MOVIE REVIEW: Going Home Like a Shooting Star
Print
88 Rate this article:
No rating

Linda OppeltLinda Oppelt

Other posts by Linda Oppelt
Contact author
Please login or register to post comments.

Contact author

x
HERALD HEADLINES

FEATURED MOVIE REVIEW: All Quiet on the Western Front

By John Mulderig/CATHOLIC REVIEW MEDIA

Linda Oppelt 0 52 Article rating: 1.0

NEW YORK. German author and World War I veteran Erich Maria Remarque’s classic novel “All Quiet on the Western Front” first appeared in serialized form in 1928. Published as a book the following year, his tale became a runaway bestseller, not only in Germany but around the globe as well.

BLESSINGS IN BLOOM: Winter Birds

Linda Oppelt 0 40 Article rating: 1.0

Not all birds fly south! Watching beautiful birds during the winter months can be very entertaining. We are fortunate, in our diocese, to have birds year-round. This time of year, as the temperatures drop, they are busy foraging for food and seeking out water. Here are a few tips to help encourage our feathered friends to stick around for a while and survive the cold weather. 

THE BISHOP'S CROZIER: The Two Parts of Advent

By Bishop James R. Golka

Linda Oppelt 0 202 Article rating: 1.0

On the evening of Nov. 26, the Church throughout the world will usher in the season of Advent and the beginning of a new Church year. It is important to remember that there are two parts of Advent.  These two parts have very distinct meanings. 

Watch Bishop Golka's Reflection video on the first week of Advent: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHy78lLo_GQ

Revive Alive - The Eucharistic Revival in the Diocese of Colorado Springs

Linda Oppelt 0 92 Article rating: 1.0

It is also called the “Holy Mass (Missa), because the liturgy in which the mystery of salvation is accomplished concludes with the sending forth (missio) of the faithful, so that they may fulfill God’s will in their daily lives.”  
 — Catechism of the Catholic Church, No.  1332

RSS
12345678