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Sister Mary Catherine Keene

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Sister Mary Catherine is a native of Indianapolis. Currently, she ministers in residential services at the Motherhouse at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

Sister Mary Catherine entered the Congregation on Feb. 2, 1957. She professed final vows on Aug. 15, 1964.

She graduated from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College with a bachelor’s degree in music education and also has a master’s degree in music from the University of Illinois. Sister Mary Catherine also has a master’s in theological studies from Catholic Theological Union.

Sister Mary Catherine has ministered in Illinois, Indiana and Tennessee.

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Aurora, Ill.: Teacher, St. Mary (1961-65)

River Grove, Ill.: Teacher, Mother Theodore Guerin High School (1965-71)

Terre Haute, Ind.: Teacher, St. Ann (1971-77)

Memphis, Tenn.: Co-Director of Liturgy, Diocese of Memphis (1980-81)

Algonquin, Ill.: Liturgical Director, St. Margaret Mary Parish (1981-86)

Indianapolis: Provincial Councilor, St. Gabriel Province, Sisters of Providence (1986-90)

Indianapolis: Retreat Ministry (1992-94)

Indianapolis: Retreat Ministry/Activities Assistant, A Caring Place Adult Day Care (1994-95)

Indianapolis: Activities Assistant, A Caring Place Adult Day Care (1995-98)

Indianapolis: Retreat Ministry/Music and Art Specialist, A Caring Place Adult Day Care (1998-99)

Indianapolis: Music and Art Specialist, A Caring Place Adult Day Care (1999-2005)

Indianapolis: Special Program for Memory-loss residents, Lakeview Manor Health Care (2005-08)

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.: Activities Coordinator for Providence and Owens Hall, Sisters of Providence (2008-15)

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.: Activities Coordinator for Providence Hall, Sisters of Providence (2015-17)

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.: Residential Service Ministry, Sisters of Providence (2017-present)

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