Sister Mark Fedders, 1905-1981

Born September 30, 1905, Covington, Kentucky
Entered St. Walburg Monastery, August 2, 1927
First Profession February 10, 1929
Died November 1, 1981

Sr. Mark Fedders was born to Frank and Mary Schiffer Fedders and given the name Lucy at her baptism. Lucy was one of eleven children, six girls and five boys. Two boys became Maryknoll Missionaries–Bishop Edward Fedders in Peru and Father Albert Fedders in China; three girls became Benedictine sisters: Sr. Viola, Sr. Marcella and Lucy. She entered St. Walburg Monastery on August 2, 1927. She received the habit and her new name on Feburary 9, 1928. Sr. Mark made first profession on February 10, 1929 and final profession on August 25, 1932. She celebrated her Silver Jubilee on July 2, 1954 and Golden on September 10, 1978.

Sr. Mark taught at the following schools:

  • Holy Cross (Grades 1-4) 1929-31; (Grade 8) 1965-66
  • Blessed Sacrament (Grades 5 & 3) 1931-35; (Grades 6 & 8)1961-64; (Grades 5 & 6) 1974-78
  • St. Henry (Grade 6) 1935-44; (Grade 7) 1966-67
  • St. Pius X (Grade 8) 1973-74
  • St. John, Georgetown (Grade 6-8) 1968-70
  • St. Paul (Grade 5) 1970-71

Sr. Mark died on November 1, 1981.