Sisters host evening vespers for Year of Consecrated Life

Jeanette at Vespers
Bertke at Vespers

The Sisters of the Precious Blood hosted men and women religious from the Dayton and northern region of the Cincinnati Archdiocese on Feb. 2 for evening vespers and dinner to celebrate World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life. More than 100 members of religious communities attended. The event was held in conjunction with the Year of Consecrated Life. Above left, Precious Blood Sister Jeanette Buehler speaks during evening vespers at Salem Heights on the World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life.; right, Precious Blood Sister Martha Bertke offers a toast with Missionary of the Precious Blood Father Ralph Verdi, left, and Marianist Father Thomas Schroer during a dinner at Salem Heights to celebrate World Day of Prayer for Religious Life. (Dave Eck photos)