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On Sept. 6, the Sets of 1940, 1941, 1942 and 1945 gathered to celebrate their diamond jubilees at Mount Carmel. Watch the video to share photos of their special day!

BVM Hunger Fund works toward systemic change: Current Justice Issues

2015-2016 Registration Materials are now available online! Click Here!

Though she grew up as a “West Coast girl,” BVM Linda Roby spent summers visiting relatives in Iowa, including her BVM aunt, Carl Loras Pilmaier. Feeling called to religious life after graduation, she soon found herself a reluctant “Midwesterner” as a postulant at Mount Carmel in Dubuque, Iowa.



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Commemorative prayer service will mark 35th anniversary of martyred church women.

Working with the Heelan students during their annual trip to Mount Carmel are (l. to r.) Julie O’Neill, Kathy Carr, Bernadette Schvach, Geraldine Moorman, Catherina Walsh, and John Thomas Hackett (not pictured).

Energetic and ready to work, the eighth grade volunteers from Heelan Catholic Middle School in Sioux City, Iowa, arrived at Loyola Hall on Oct. 24 for their annual visit to Mount Carmel in Dubuque, Iowa.

The Ecuador Immersion Trip for 2016 is now available for registration!

BVM LaDonna Manternach and Bree Moore formed a lasting friendship from the oral history project.Sisters and Students Build Lasting Friendships

Oral history project preserves legacy while promoting new relationships.


Artwork of James Ann Walsh Included in Local Museum Exhibit

Artist includes her former teachers' art in museum exhibit.


Tutor Mary Ellen Caldwell, BVM presents Madeleine Gendry, OCSO with an achievement certificate in English. Mary Ellen Caldwell, BVM: Powerhouse in a Small Package

Diminutive sister continues to tutor students in English after retirement.


Bethany Ludwikosky uses her training as occupational therapist to help Damien House residents. ‘Circle of Friends’ Fosters BVM Charism

 The ripple effect of the BVM charism continues ever outward.


 Karen Conover Recognized with Education Award

Karen Conover, BVM was presented with the Durocher Award at Holy Names HS for young women in Oakland, Calif., where she taught chemistry.


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