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Sister Mary Louise O'Connor

Formerly Sister James Margaret

Sister Mary Louise was born on May 18, 1926 and died on May 3, 2021.

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Sister Mary Louise, formerly Sister James Margaret, was a native of Fall River, Massachusetts. Her final ministry was in prayer at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

Sister Mary Louise entered the Congregation on July 22, 1956. She professed final vows on August 15, 1964.

She graduated from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College with a bachelor’s degree in social studies and earned a master’s degree in education from Indiana State University.

Sister Mary Louise has ministered as a teacher, mentor and business manager in Indiana, Washington, D.C., and Florida.

Here is her complete ministry:

Sister Mary Louise O’Connor (formerly Sister James Margaret)

Complete Ministry

In Indiana: Teacher, St. Leonard, West Terre Haute (1959-60); Teacher, St. John High School, Loogootee (1961-63); Mentoring Coordinator, Development Education Program for Religious (1986-90); Business Manager, Providence Center, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (1993-97); Business/Facilities Manager, Providence Center, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (1997-99); Staff, Central Business Office, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (1999); Prayer, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (1999-2021).

In Washington, D.C.: Registrar/Director of Admission/Financial Aid/Foreign Student Affairs, Immaculata Junior College (1963-78); Administrative Assistant, Immaculata Preparatory (1978-86).

In Florida: Guidance Counselor, Rosarian Academy, West Palm Beach (1986-90).


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