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Sister Margaret Heese

Formerly Sister Margaret Bernard


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Sister Margaret is a native of Robstown, Texas. Currently, she ministers in residential services at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

Sister Margaret, formerly Sister Margaret Bernard, entered the Congregation on June 17 and professed final vows on Jan. 23, 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 art education from Northern Arizona University.

She ministered as a teacher and a director of religious education mostly in California.

After she returned to the mother house in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, you would find her in the sewing room mending all the necessary items for the sisters living on the campus.

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