SINSINAWA, Wis. — A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister Dorothy Ann Griff, OP, was celebrated at Queen of the Rosary Chapel March 16. Burial took place in the Motherhouse Cemetery. Sister Griff died March 13 at St. Dominic Villa. Her religious name was Sister Ephrem. She served in Mississippi, Illinois, Wisconsin, California, Minnesota, Iowa and Texas.
In the Diocese of Jackson, Sister Griff taught adult education and was literacy coordinator at Sacred Heart Southern Missions, Walls, from 1990-1998, and served as literacy instructor at DeSoto Center Literacy Council, Hernando, from 1998-2001, and tutor at Northwest Community College, Southaven, from 2001-2007.
Memorials may be made to the Sinsinawa Dominicans, 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI, 53824-9701 or online at by clicking on “Donate Now,” then “Honor and Memorial Gift.”

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Ursuline Sister Helen Marie Lutz, died March 19 at the age of 87 in Louisville, Ky. Born in Canton, Sister Lutz taught at Camden Sacred Heart High School from 1982 to 1992. From 1992 to 1995, she was a literacy program assistant in Canton and in volunteer ministry to the sick and elderly there.
Sister Lutz attended Mississippi State College for Women in Columbus, Miss., before transferring to Ursuline College in Louisville.
Besides Mississippi, Sister Lutz served in Kentucky, Maryland, Nebraska, Pennsylvania and South Carolina.  From 1995 to 2005, Sister Lutz was a resident of the Ursuline Motherhouse in Louisville, serving as a receptionist and tutor before moving to Mercy Sacred Heart in 2010.
Memorials may be made to the Ursuline Sisters and mailed to the Mission Advancement Office, 3105 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206.