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Sister Helen Therese Conway

Sister Helen Therese was born on January 25, 1926 and died on April 16, 2020.

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Sister Helen Therese was a native of Chicago. Her last ministry was in prayer at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

Sister Helen Therese entered the Congregation on February 2, 1948. She professed final vows on August 15, 1955.

She graduated from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College with a bachelor’s degree in education. She also earned a master’s degree in education from Indiana State University.

Sister Helen Therese has ministered as a teacher and administrative assistant. She also ministered as the Principal of St. Michael School in Greenfield, Indiana, from 1969 to 1987.

Here is her complete ministry:

In Indiana: Teacher, St. Andrew, Indianapolis (1950-53); Teacher, Holy Trinity, New Albany (1953-54); Teacher, Sacred Heart, Terre Haute (1954-55); Teacher, St. Catherine, Indianapolis (1965-67); Teacher, Our Lady of Greenwood, Greenwood (1967-69); Teacher/Principal, St. Michael, Greenfield (1969-87); Provincial Staff Administrative Assistant, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (1987-91); Administrative Assistant, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Residential Services (1992-96); Administrative Assistant, Congregation Campus Services, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (1996-2003); Administrative Assistant, Residential Life and Services, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (2003-2015); Residential Services, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (2015-17); Prayer, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (2017-2020).

In California: Teacher, St. Elisabeth, Van Nuys (1955-59).

In Illinois: Teacher, St. Joseph, Galesburg (1959-60); Teacher, St. Francis Xavier, Wilmette (1960-64); Teacher, Our Lady of Mercy, Chicago (1964-65).

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