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New prioress selected for Holy Name Monastery

Sister Roberta Bailey

Sister Roberta Bailey


New prioress for Holy Name Monastery

The Benedictine Sisters of Florida have selected Sister Roberta Bailey to serve as prioress of Holy Name Monastery for the next six years. She will leave the helm of St. Anthony Interparochial Catholic School, where she has served as principal for 11 years. The school will host a reception for her from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday in the parish center, 32832 St. Anthony Way, San Antonio. To donate items or help with the reception, call Lorraine Nicolette at (352) 999-0002. Sister Bailey has been a member of the order for more than 50 years and has served as an elected member of the Benedictine Sisters Council since 2006. Her administrative roles at the monastery include past chair of the 110th Anniversary, Benedictine Self-Study, and Visitation committees. She has been elected three times as a delegate to the Federation of St. Scholastica. Sister Bailey will be installed as prioress on June 30.


Rotary distributing food baskets

The Eastside 8 Rotary Clubs will pack up to 400 food baskets starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at Shepard Park. The baskets will be distributed to help children in need during the summer school break. The Rotary Club of Land O'Lakes will deliver the baskets to Sanders Elementary, Rushe Middle, Pine View Middle and Lake Myrtle Elementary next week. Businesses are wanted to donate $11 per food basket, which will provide youths with up to two weeks of nourishment. For information or to help, contact Randy Gailit at (813) 918-3027 or toll-free 1-866-534-1062 or e-mail


'Applause' tryouts Sunday, Monday

Richey Suncoast Theatre will hold auditions for the musical Applause at 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday at the theater, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Roles are for many women and men who can act, sing and do movement with music. Production dates are Sept. 16 through Oct. 3. For information, go to and click on "auditions."

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