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Sister Lucille Lechner

Formerly Sister Mary Louis


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Sister Lucille, formerly Sister Mary Louis, is a native of Jasper, Ind. Currently, she ministers as the Assistant to the Administrator for Providence Hall at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

Sister Lucille entered the Congregation on Jan. 9, 1951. She professed final vows on Aug. 15, 1957.

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

Sister Lucille has ministered in Indiana, Illinois and Oklahoma.

Sister Lucille Lechner (formerly Sister Mary Louis)

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Peru, Ind.: Teacher, St. Charles (1953-55)

Richmond, Ind.: Teacher, St. Mary (1955-58)

Chicago: Teacher, St. Mark (1958-61)

Chicago: Teacher, St. Leo (1961-64)

Indianapolis: Teacher, St. Matthew (1964-66)

Indianapolis: Teacher, St. Bridget (1966-67)

Fort Wayne, Ind.: Teacher, St. Patrick (1967-70)

Indianapolis: Teacher, St. Jude (1970)

Whiting, Ind.: Teacher, St. John the Baptist (1970-71)

Bloomington, Ind.: Teacher, St. Charles (1971-76)

Oklahoma City, Okla.: Teacher, Corpus Christi (1976-78)

Sellersburg, Ind.: Teacher, St. Paul (1978-79)

Indianapolis: Coordinator/Learning Center, St. Joan of Arc (1979-80)

Indianapolis: Learning Center, St. Joan of Arc (1980-83)

New Albany, Ind.: Dining Room Supervision, Providence Retirement Home (1983-84)

Indianapolis: Teacher, All Saints (1984-86)

Indianapolis: Activities Director, Holy Trinity Adult Day Care (1987-90)

Beech Grove, Ind.: Activities Director, St. Paul Hermitage (1990-92)

Indianapolis: Caregiver, Home Health Care Services (1993-2001)

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.: Assistant to Co-Director of Residential Services, Providence Hall, Sisters of Providence (2001-04)

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.: Driver, Assistant to Administrator of Providence Hall, Sisters of Providence (2004-present)

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