Sister Carol Nolan, Vice President, Guerin Outreach Ministries Board of Directors

Where/when were you born?

Born in Galesburg, Illinois Nov. 28, 1932

Where do you live now?

Presently living in Coachella, California

Schools attended and degrees received:

When did you enter the Sisters of Providence?

Feb. 2, 1951

Jobs and titles you’ve held, dates in those positions:

  • Taught private music St. Andrew, Indianapolis 1953-56
  • St. Francis Borgia, Chicago 1956-62
  • Guerin High School, River Grove 1962-66
  • Maternity BVM, Chicago 1966-68
  • Taught music at SMWC 1969-98; taught German 1984-96 (approx.)
  • Taught English in Linz, Austria 1975-76
  • Sabbatical semester in Germany/Austria 1985
  • Taught English Conversation in Hsin Tien, Taiwan 1998-2001 (in school of the Missionary Sisters of Providence)
  • Sabbatical year 2001-02: study of Spanish at Mexican American Cultural Center in San Antonio (5 months) and in Cuernevaca, Mexico (2 months)
  • Director of Providence in the Desert 2002-present

Other board positions/memberships/awards:

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Award (presented by St. Mary-of-the-Woods College), July 2016; Member Mu Phi Epsilon 1971-present; Delta Kappa Gamma 1980-98 (approx.)



Favorite Quote:

“Love the children first, and then teach them.” Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

I choose to be a part of Guerin Outreach Ministries because…

“It is a reflection of the interest and zeal of the Sisters of Providence in manifesting God’s loving presence in the lives and struggles of the poor.”