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Sister Amadeus Rolinger

Sister Amadeus was born on April 18, 1910 and died on August 10, 2005.

Sister Amadeus Rolinger

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Sister Amadeus was born Emma Henrietta Rolinger on April 18, 1910. She died on Aug. 10, 2005. She was 95 years old and had been a Sister of Providence for 77 years.

Sister Amadeus entered the Congregation on Aug. 15, 1928. She professed first vows on Feb. 26, 1931, and final vows on Aug. 15, 1936.

She ministered as a teacher at schools in Indiana, Illinois and California. In 1971, she began a ministry of tutoring emotionally challenged children at St. Vincent Children’s Home in Freeport, Illinois. She returned home to the Woods in 1986.

Sister Amadeus’ name means “Love God.”


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