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Sister Miriam Clare Stoll

Sister Miriam Clare was born on December 7, 1924 and died on January 30, 2020.

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Sister Miriam Clare was a native of Clyde, Missouri. She passed away on Thursday, January 30, 2020, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. She was 95 years old and had been a Sister of Providence for 75 years.

Sister Miriam Clare entered the Congregation on August 12, 1944. She professed final vows on January 23, 1952.

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

Sister Miriam Clare ministered in Indiana, Illinois, Oklahoma and Missouri, including serving as a teacher at St. Philip Neri in Indianapolis from 1966 to 1971.

Here is her complete ministry:

Sister Miriam Clare Stoll

Complete Ministry

In Indiana: Teacher, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis (1954-62); Teacher, St. Philip Neri, Indianapolis (1966-71); Charge of Home and Activities, St. Elizabeth Home, Indianapolis (1971); Parish Work, St. Matthew Parish, Indianapolis (1971-72); Hospital Visiting, St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis (1972-74); Ministry to Aging Shut-Ins and Sick, St. Patrick Parish, Terre Haute (1986-94); Driver/Community Service, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (1994-2004); Sewing Room/Prayer, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (2004-09); Prayer, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (2009-2020).

In Illinois: Teacher, St. Mel-Holy Ghost, Chicago (1952-54); Teacher, Our Lady of Mercy, Chicago (1964-65); Teacher, St. Agnes, Chicago (1965-66).

In Oklahoma: Teacher, Corpus Christi, Oklahoma City (1962-64).

In Missouri: Religious Education, St. Michael, St. Louis (1974-76); Adult Education, St. Mark School, St. Louis (1976-77); Foundress and Director of House of Prayer and Hermitage, Christina House, Pevely (1977-83); Care for Elderly, St. Louis (1984-85); Shelter Manager, Hotel Missouri, Springfield (1985-86).


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