Sister Denise Wilkinson
Formerly Sister Jessica
Sister Denise, formerly Sister Jessica, entered the Congregation on September 12, 1963. Currently, she ministers as a Donor Relations volunteer in the Mission Advancement Office at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.
Sister Denise grew up in a Catholic household in Chicago and attended Marywood. She said she felt attracted to religious life “as a means to do something important with my life.”
While ministering as a teacher at many locations, Sister Denise also ministered as the General Superior of the Congregation from 2006 to 20016.
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- Day by day with Saint Mother Theodore
- Wisdom and the future of religious life
- Saint Mother Theodore: The real woman behind the image
- Reflecting on Palm Sunday 2019
- Education in everyday caring makes a difference
Sister Denise is featured in the following content on the Sisters of Providence website:
- Development team
- A tribute to the leadership of Sister Denise Wilkinson
- Sister Denise Wilkinson: A Reflection
- Mercy to Earth
- Sister Denise Wilkinson recognized as a ‘Woman of Influence’
- Life-changing technology
- The future of religious life
- Sister Denise Wilkinson re-elected Sisters of Providence general superior
- General Superiors
- Sister Denise Wilkinson
- Meet the Congregation leadership
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