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Sister Madeline Therese McCann

Sister Madeline Therese was born on March 20, 1903 and died on April 20, 1968.


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Sister Madeline Therese entered the Congregation in 1921 and was a Sister of Providence for 47 years.

The commentary for her obituary described Sister Madeline Therese as “always a quiet, timid person … She was at ease, however, in her school room and won the affection of her children.”

Sister Madeline Therese ministered as a teacher in Indiana, Illinois, Maryland and Washington, D.C.

This is her complete ministry:

In Indiana: Teacher, St. Ignatius, Lafayette (1933-36); Teacher, St. Margaret Mary, Terre Haute (1942-43); Teacher, St. Philip Neri, Indianapolis (1944-47); Teacher, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis (1954-56); Teacher, St. John, Loogootee (1956-57); Teacher, St. Joseph, Jasper (1957-61); Teacher, St. Catherine, Indianapolis (1966-67); Teacher, Corpus Christie, Evansville (1967-68).

In Illinois: Teacher, St. Genevieve, Chicago (1926-29); Teacher, Our Lady of Sorrows, Chicago (1929-33); Teacher, St. Joseph, Downers Grove (1936-37); Teacher, St. David, Chicago (1937-39); Teacher, St. Mel, Chicago (1939-41); Teacher, St. Agnes, Chicago (1947-49); Teacher, St. Columbkille, Chicago (1961-62); Teacher, Maternity BVM, Chicago (1962-64; Teacher, St. Mel, Chicago (1964-66).

In Maryland: Teacher, Ascension, Halethorpe (1951-54).

In Washington, D.C.: Teacher, St. Ann (1950-51).

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