Sr. Joan Guertin receives honor
Holy Union Sister Joan Guertin was among the recipients of the 2018 Cheverus Award. Cardinal Séan O’Malley conferred the medal on recipients from throughout the Boston Archdiocese. Recipients are chosen for their service to the Church and God’s people. Sr. Joan, long-time pastoral associate at St. Anthony and St. Mary Parishes in Ayer and Shirley was nominated by Auxiliary Bishop Robert Hennessey of the Merrimack Region. She is now serving as a member of the Holy Union Sisters U.S,Province Leadership Team.
Holy Union Associates Dorothy Marino of Ayer/Shirley and Donna Widener of Brockton were also received the Cheverus Award.The medal bears the image of Bishop Jean-Louis Cheverus, the founding Bishop of Boston.