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Sister Mary Maxine Teipen

Sister Mary Maxine was born on February 10, 1928 and died on January 5, 2020.

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Sister Mary Maxine was a native of Indianapolis.

Sister Mary Maxine entered the Congregation on February 2, 1946. She professed final vows on August 15, 1953.

She graduated from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Illinois, as well as another master’s degree in theological studies from Catholic Theological Union.

Sister Mary Maxine ministered as a teacher and volunteer in Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois.

Here is her complete ministry:

In Illinois: Teacher, St. Mel, Chicago (1948-53).

In Indiana: Teacher, St. Patrick, Fort Wayne (1953-59); Teacher/Principal Superior, All Saints, Hammond (1959-65); Teacher, Our Lady of Providence High School, Clarksville (1965-69); Provincial Treasurer, St. Gabriel Province House, Indianapolis (1969-70); Provincial, St. Gabriel Province House, Indianapolis (1970-78); First Councilor/General Administration, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (1981-91); Alumnae(i) Relations Manager, Office of Congregational Advancement, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (1992); Alumnae(i) Relations Manager, Office of Congregational Advancement, Indianapolis (1992-2001); Ministry to the elderly, Indianapolis (2001-12); Volunteer, Providence Center and Woods Day Care, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (2012-14); Residential Service, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (2014-17); Prayer, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (2017-2020).

In Kentucky: Vicar for Religious, Diocese of Covington, Covington (1980-81).


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