Sister Mary Louise O'Connor
Formerly Sister James Margaret
Sister Mary Louise was born on May 18, 1926 and died on May 3, 2021.
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)
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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