Sister Mary Jules Landry, MSC
Sr. Mary Jules Landry (Bernice Cecile Landry), a member of the Marianites of Holy Cross died peacefully at Trinity Trace Care Center in Covington, Louisiana on December 16,2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Yvonne Bernard Landry and Desire Landry, a brother, James Landry, a sister, Estelle Landry, all residents of Franklin, Louisiana and her grandnephew, Samuel Stoufflet. She is survived by one niece, Sally Landry Thompson, and one great grandniece, Kaylin Stoufflet.
Sr. Jules entered the Marianite Congregation in 1947 at the age of 18 from her family home in Franklin, Louisiana. She professed first vows in 1949 and perpetual vows in 1952 in New Orleans, Louisiana. In her early years, she served as an elementary teacher in schools in Louisiana at Sts. Peter and Paul, St. Francis de Sales, St. Margaret, St. Agnes, St. Julian, Academy of the Immaculate Conception and St. John. During her later years Sr. Jules assisted her family in caring for her elderly mother as well as the Marianite congregation in community service wherever her skills were needed. She was very generous with her time, volunteering to chauffeur the sisters to appointments when they were no longer able to drive themselves.
When Sr. Jules began to need assistance with her own health care, she became a resident of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Nursing Facility in Opelousas, Louisiana and then Our Lady of Wisdom in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her final days were spent at Trinity Trace Center in Covington, Louisiana.
To celebrate her life, on Thursday, December 23 at Schoen Funeral Home Chapel, visitation was held from 9am to 11am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11am. The burial service took place in the Marianite Mausoleum in New Orleans, Louisiana.
MARIANITE CONGREGATIONAL CENTER
21388 Smith Road + Covington, Louisiana 70435
Ph: 985-893-5201 + Fax: 985-893-5190
Lord Jesus, source of all that is good, you inspired Blessed Basil Moreau
to found the religious family of Holy Cross to continue your mission
among the People of God. May he be for us a model of the apostolic life,
an example of fidelity and an inspiration as we strive to follow you.
May we imitate Basil Moreau’s holiness and confidently seek his intercession
before you, Lord Jesus, in our times of need. Amen.