Sister Kathleen Dede
Formerly Sister Marie Arthur
Sister Kathleen is a native of Terre Haute, Indiana. Currently, she ministers in prayer at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.
Sister Kathleen, formerly Sister Marie Arthur, entered the Congregation on February 2, 1954. She professed final vows on August 15, 1961.
She graduated from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College with a bachelor’s degree in education. She also has a master’s degree in social work from St. Louis University and another master’s degree in theology studies from the Franciscan School of Theology.
Sister Kathleen has ministered as a teacher and principal in Indiana, Florida, Mississippi, California, Illinois and Missouri. She also served as the Sociology Department Head at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.
Sister Kathleen is featured in the following content on the Sisters of Providence website:
- Sister Kathleen Dede: Reaching out in love right where you are
- Sisters preserving memories through memory books
- Twenty-eight Sisters celebrate Jubilees
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