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Sister Mary Ann DeFazio


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Sister Mary Ann was born in Pittsburgh, Penn. Currently, she ministers as the Pastoral Associate for Faith Formation at St. Christopher Parish, Indianapolis.

Sister Mary Ann entered the Congregation on Aug. 23, 1975, from St. Mary Parish, Griffith, Ind. She professed final vows on Sept. 14, 1984.

She graduated from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College with a bachelor’s degree in humanities and theology.

Sister Mary Ann has ministered in Illinois, New Hampshire and Indiana.

Sister Mary Ann DeFazio

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Chicago: Teacher, Maternity BVM (1975-76)

Portsmouth, N.H.: Teacher, Lady Isle (1977-79)

Palos Heights, Ill.: Teacher, St. Alexander School (1979-80)

Palos Heights, Ill.: Coordinator of Religious Education, St. Alexander School (1980-86)

Chicago: Pastoral Associate/Director of Religious Education, St. Clement Parish (1989-91)

Chicago: Director of Religious Education, St. Ferdinand Parish (1991-2000)

Chicago: Volunteer (2004-05)

River Grove, Ill.: Volunteer, Guerin College Preparatory High School (2005-06)

River Grove, Ill.: Teacher, Guerin College Preparatory High School (2006-08)

Niles, Ill.: Teacher, Notre Dame High School for Boys (2008-09)

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