Please remember in prayer Sister Doris Mical, CSJP, and her family. Sr. Doris passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 3, 2021, at St. Michael Villa. Sr. Doris was a beloved member of the Peace Care St. Ann’s family.
At the age of 18 she became a Postulant with the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace in Englewood Cliffs, on September 12, 1956, a Novice on July 2, 1957 and pronounced Final Vows there on August 22, 1965. She left the order in 1971. She married, had three sons of which one died at birth, and after marriage, she obtained an annulment. After her boys were grown, she renewed her vows on May 5, 1995 with the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace.
In 2019, Sr. Doris completed her autobiography, The Sparrow Finds her Home: A Journey to Find the True Self, in which Sr. Doris reflects on how the people, experiences, and events in her life have directly impacted the spiritual journey that ultimately led her to find her true self.
Sr. Doris was predeceased by her son, Sean Mical, sister, Mrs. Frances Meyer, and brother, William McAuliffe. She is survived by her sons, Scott Mical and his wife, Jessica, and Joseph Mical and his wife, Jennifer, grandchildren, Allyson, Caitlyn, Makenzie, and Jayden, sister, Mrs. Arlene Riggio, and her brother, Kevin McAuliffe.
A combined Memorial Service and Liturgy of Christian burial for Sr. Doris will be held on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Michael Villa Chapel, 399 Hudson Terrace, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
We thank Sr. Doris for ALL that she has done for Peace Care St. Ann’s, our residents, and staff. We miss you and will keep you in our hearts and prayers. Rest In Peace, Sr. Doris.