The Hospital Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis welcomed seven
new associates Sept. 30 during the morning liturgy in St. Francis of
Assisi Church. Sister Jomary Trstensky, OSF, provincial superior,
accepted the first commitment of Rose Burger, Diane Lopez Hughes, Jeff
Kinner, Joyce McCumber, Martha Metternich, and Patty Stoutamyer,
Springfield; and Kathy Peelman, Eau Claire, Wis. In addition, 90
associates in Illinois and Wisconsin renewed their commitment.