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Sister Margaret Lynch

Formerly Sister James Patrick


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Sister Margaret, formerly Sister James Patrick is a native of Chicago. Currently, she ministers in prayer and residential services at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

Sister Margaret entered the Congregation in 1961, professing first vows in 1964 and final vows in 1969.

She graduated from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. She also earned her master’s degree in religious education from Loyola University and has a master’s of professional studies in pastoral studies from Loyola.

Of her ministries, Sister Margaret taught math, religion, biology and health at St. Agnes Academy in Indianapolis from 1967-70. She also ministered as a teacher at Indiana Scecina High School from 1983-84 and ministered as the Director of Religious Education at St. Joan of Arc Religious Education Center in Kokomo, Ind., from 1987-92.

From 1998-2005, she also ministered as the parish life coordinator at St. Leonard Parish in West Terre Haute, Ind., and at Saint Mary Parish at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Village.

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