Sister Maureen Abbott
As Sister Marilú reached official retirement, she was invited to coordinate the V Encuentro effort for the Diocese of San Bernardino. “What a gift! I really loved to work with this always-growing team of people of different backgrounds, ages, cultures, and nationalities,” she said.Read more
When asked to give her impressions of Mother Theodore, Susanna Alvey, who grew up as a neighbor in the then-thriving village of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, responded, “Her success was due more to prayer than to human efficiency, I think.” Through her work as innkeeper, Susanna was in a good position to note the outward signs of…Read more
Sister Maureen has been a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods since 1956. She has served as a teacher at junior high and high school levels. She also ministered as a principal at three different Catholic schools. Sister Maureen has also ministered in diocesan administration positions and was the author of the Sisters of Providence fourth volume community history book. Currently, she ministers in the Archives Department as a community historian.