The Carmelite Community of the Word will celebrate a Memorial Prayer Service honoring the life of Sr. Celeste Ciesielka who died from Covid-19 on December 15, 2020.

Sr. Celeste served in many roles and touched the lives of many throughout the diocese. Family, friends and co-workers are invited to join in this celebration to be held at the CCW Incarnation Center Motherhouse, 394 Bem Rd, Gallitzin, PA, on Sunday, August 1, 2021. An outdoor prayer service is planned for 2PM with a reception to continue until 4PM.

Attendees are asked to bring a lawn chair if possible to compliment seating within a tent. RSVP’s are requested by July 28, by emailing