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Sister Regina Norris

Formerly Sister Regina Clare

Sister Regina was born on January 24, 1936 and died on April 29, 2020.


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Sister Regina, formerly Sister Regina Clare, was a native of Bicknell, Ind.

Sister Regina entered the Congregation in 1961, professing first vows in 1964 and final vows in 1969.

Sister Regina graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and earned her master’s degree in elementary education from Indiana University.

Of her ministries, Sister Regina taught first grade at St. Charles in Bloomington, Ind., from 1967-1978, and also taught primary grade one at St. Jude in Indianapolis from 1978-1992 and primary grade three at St. Jude from 1992-1999.

She also ministered as a substitute teacher/resource teacher at St. Jude from 1999-2007.

Sister Regina returned to the Woods in 2014.

Here is her complete ministry:

In Indiana: Teacher, St. Leonard, West Terre Haute (1964-65); Teacher, Annunciation, Brazil (1965-67); Teacher, St. Charles, Bloomington (1967-78); Teacher, St. Jude, Indianapolis (1978-99); Substitute Teacher/Resource Teacher, St. Jude, Indianapolis (1999-2011); Volunteer, St. Jude, Indianapolis (2012-13), Tutor, Educational Family Services, West Terre Haute (2013-14); Volunteer, Providence Health Care, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (2013-14); Volunteer, Mission Advancement, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (2014-17); Visitor, Providence Health Care, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (2017-18); Prayer, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (2018-2020).


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