Sister Rosemary Schmalz
Formerly Sister Mary Ida
Sister Rosemary is a native of Evansville, Indiana. Currently, she ministers as the coordinator of the office of records at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.
Sister Rosemary, formerly Sister Mary Ida, entered the Congregation on July 22, 1958. She professed final vows on August 15, 1966.
She graduated from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. She also has a master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Illinois, and her doctorate in mathematics education from Florida State University. Sister Rosemary also has a master’s degree in culture/creation spirituality from Holy Names University in Oakland, California, and another master’s degree in pastoral theology from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.
Sister Rosemary has ministered as a teacher, including time at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, the University of Scranton and Eastern Illinois University. She also ministered as a research assistant for the NCAA.
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- Integrating art into prayer
- Grateful for the gifts of each day
- Elections and papal visit in Sri Lanka
- Cards and Christmas carols
Sister Rosemary is featured in the following content on the Sisters of Providence website:
- Providence Climate Agreement confessionals (and an announcement)
- Sisters create Art and Soul Creation Guild
- Journey with the Spirit through Art
- Sisters of Providence celebrate Senior Jubilees
- A reflection for the 2018 Senior Jubilee Celebration
- Arts & Music ministries
- Newsnotes HOPE summer 2017
- Write for Rights – YOU made a difference!
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