She is one of eight eight members of the Sisters of Saint Francis of Rochester, Minn., who will celebrate their 60th Diamond Jubilee.

Sister Audrey Goldschmidt is one of eight members of the Sisters of Saint Francis of Rochester, Minn., who will celebrate their 60th Diamond Jubilee with their religious community on Oct. 4.

Sister Audrey, formerly known as Sister M. Roderic, was born in Sleepy Eye to Leo and Elizabeth Goldschmidt. She entered the Rochester Franciscan Congregation from St. Mary’s Parish in Sleepy Eye, professing first vows in 1958. She attended the College of St. Teresa in Winona, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. Her teaching career was spent in parish schools in Jackson, Rochester and Sleepy Eye. Currently, she is retired and resides at Assisi Heights in Rochester, where she is known for her mouth-watering caramels!