Sister Marilyn Therese Lipps
Sister Marilyn Therese is deceased.
Sister Marilyn Therese was born on Sept. 15, 1920. She died on Aug. 26, 2016. She was 95 years old and had been a Sister of Providence for 68 years.
Sister Marilyn Therese entered the Congregation on July 16, 1948. She professed final vows on Jan. 23, 1956.
She ministered for 25 years as a teacher in schools in Indiana, Illinois and North Carolina. She ministered as teacher and principal at Saint Mary’s Village School from 1961-63. In 1976, she began ministering as director of religious education in churches in Lafayette and Plainfield, and in 1988, she began a ministry as Coordinator of Reception Volunteers and Chaplain to AIDS patients at the Damien Center in Indianapolis.
She was a big fan of the board game Scrabble.
Sister Marilyn Therese is featured in the following content on the Sisters of Providence website:
- Remembering sisters’ loving response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic
- Sisters enjoy the intensity and challenge in a good game of Scrabble
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