Sister Emily TeKolste
Sister Emily is a native of Indianapolis and was raised in the metro area. She moved from Indianapolis after entering the Community on September 7, 2016.
Sister Emily has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Xavier University in Cincinnati.
She is in her apostolic novitiate and ministered as a high school teacher of theology and sociology at Bishop McNamara Catholic School in Kankakee, Illinois. Currently, Sister Emily ministers as a Grassroots Mobilization Specialist for NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.
During her postulancy, Sister Emily ministered in the Congregation’s Mission Advancement Department and at Providence Health Care. In addition, as a canonical novice, she ministered at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice.
Sister Emily said she played and has refereed soccer.
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- Join the conversation: systemic racism and wealth, discussing across divides
- Let us be the people Jesus describes, as he sends his disciples out on Mission
- Sister Emily TeKolste: What does it mean to you to be a Catholic Sister today?
- Saying yes to the vows
- A sister remembers working to racially integrate schools
Sister Emily is featured in the following content on the Sisters of Providence website:
- Video: Sisters of Providence share values of religious life
- Love, mercy, justice: working together to welcome the stranger
- Faces of our future: a new generation of Sisters of Providence
- Sister Emily TeKolste professes first vows with Sisters of Providence
- The bond of friendship leads to lives as sisters
- Bring hope in our world by supporting the next generation of Sisters of Providence
- Thank you for making amazing experiences possible
- New Postulant enters Sisters of Providence
- Meet some newer members
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