Sister Marie Kevin Tighe
Sister Marie Kevin is deceased.
Sister Marie Kevin was born Anna Therese on Aug. 23, 1924. She died on May 19, 2014. She was 89 years old and had been a Sister of Providence for 72 years.
Sister Marie Kevin entered the Congregation on Jan. 7, 1942. She professed first and final vows on Aug. 15, 1944 and 1949, respectively.
In 1944, she began her teaching ministry, serving as an elementary and secondary teacher and principal in schools in Indiana and Illinois. She also ministered as the director of the Office of Pastoral Councils for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. In 1996, she became the Vice Postulator/Promoter of Mother Theodore’s Cause, and in 2006, she served as director of the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin.
One Providence Associate said of Sister Marie Kevin, “She lit the fire of Providence that now burns in my heart.”
Sister Marie Kevin is featured in the following content on the Sisters of Providence website:
- The indelible mark of Providence: Interview with Barbara Ringenberger
- The ever-expanding community of Providence
- Throwback Thursday: Remembering Sister Marie Kevin Tighe
- The legacy of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin
- Sister Marie Kevin Tighe answers questions
- Spreading the mission of Providence
- Sister Marie Kevin Tighe
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