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Sister Jane Gibson

Formerly Sister Dorothy Jane


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Sister Jane, formerly Sister Dorothy Jane, is a native of Louisville, Ky. Currently, she ministers in prayer at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

Sister Jane entered the Congregation on Feb. 2, 1953. She professed final vows on Aug. 15, 1960.

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

Sister Jane has ministered in Illinois, Indiana, California and Ohio.

Sister Jane Gibson (formerly Sister Dorothy Jane)

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Chicago: Teacher, St. Agnes (1955-59)

Washington, Ind.: Teacher, St. Simon (1959-60)

Whiting, Ind.: Teacher, Sacred Heart (1960-63)

Hawthorne, Calif.: Teacher, St. Joseph (1963-66)

Jasper, Ind.: Teacher, St. Joseph (1966-71)

Chicago: Teacher, St. Mark (1971-72)

Indianapolis: Intermediate, Holy Cross (1972-74)

Indianapolis: Housekeeper, Catholic Parish, Cathedral (1974-77)

Columbus, Ohio: Clinical Pastoral Education, Riverside Hospital (1977-78)

Evansville, Ind.: Pastoral Minister, Resurrection Parish (1978-79)

Indianapolis: Attendance Records/Bookstore, Cathedral High School (1979-80)

Indianapolis: Neighborhood Worker, Metropolitan Association of Community Organizing (1980-81)

Indianapolis: Associate Director, Riley Area Revitalization Program (1981-90)

Indianapolis: Outreach Worker, Riley Area Revitalization Program (1990-92)

Indianapolis: Caregiver, Home Health Care Services (1994-2008)

Indianapolis: Volunteer, St. Rita’s Parish (2008-10)

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.: Prayer, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (2010-present)


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