Sr. Delores Jane Kinnett 1998


Sister Delores Jane Kinnett, 1928-1998Born December 23, 1928, Indianapolis, IndianaEntered St. Walburg Monastery, January 1, 1954First Profession August 24, 1955Died August 24, 1998Sr. Delores Jane was an only child and when she was very young, her parents divorced and her mother remarried. Sr. Delores Jane continued to visit her stepfather after her mother's death in 1985.Sr. Delores Jane was received into the Catholic Church on July 27, 1947 when she was nineteen years old. She entered St. Walburg Monastery in 1954.Most of her ministry during her active years was spent in internal service to the community--in the refectory, the laundry and [...]

Sr. Delores Jane Kinnett 19982018-11-05T17:17:21+00:00

Sr. Cyrilla Marks 1998


Sister Cyrilla Marks, 1908-1998Born January 27, 1908, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, October 7, 1925First Profession February 9, 1928Died February 19, 1998Information on Sr. Cyrilla's early childhood is sketchy. There were a large number of children, perhaps as many as fourteen. Her father was from New York: her mother from Nottingham, England. One of her parents died when she was quite young and the children were split up. The older ones were kept at home; the youngest were placed at St. John Orphanage in the care of the Benedictine Sisters and it was there that she was baptized in 1916.At the [...]

Sr. Cyrilla Marks 19982018-11-05T17:17:25+00:00

Sr. Consuela Arens 1998


Sister Consuela Arens, 1914-1998Born August 12, 1914, Forest Hills, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 12, 1932First Profession August 25, 1934Died January 31, 1998Sr. Consuela was the fourteenth of fifteen children, five of whom died in early childhood. She attended Holy Cross School for twelve years, graduating from the high in 1932. On her eighteenth birthday she entered St. Walburg Monastery.Sr. Consuela taught at St. Henry School in both the elementary school and high school until 1942 when tuberculosis kept her in the infirmary for nearly five years. Weakened lungs would have hampered a less gallant person, but Sr. Consuela carried a [...]

Sr. Consuela Arens 19982018-11-05T17:17:29+00:00

Sr. Edward Sandheger 1998


Sister Edward Sandheger, 1909-1998Born December 17, 1909, Bellevue, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, June 3, 1932First Profession August 25, 1934Died July 14, 1998Margaret Clare was Sr. Edward's baptismal name. She was the second youngest of ten children, seven girls and three boys. Growing up in Sacred Heart Parish, she developed a lifelong interest in sports. She and Sr. Marian Oldendick played basketball together on their school team.She entered St. Walburg Monastery in 1933. From 1934 until 1995 Sr. Edward taught in nine different elementary schools in the Diocese of Covington. One year she had 72 first graders!During her teaching years Sr. Edward [...]

Sr. Edward Sandheger 19982018-11-05T17:17:38+00:00

Sr. Wendeline Burkard 1998


Sister Wendeline Burkhard, 1908-1998Born February 18, 1908, California, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, September 8, 1926.First Profession August 24, 1928Died September 24, 1998Sr. Wendeline was baptized Julitta Anne and her only brother was name Wendel.. Her family moved to New Richmond, Ohio where they lived on a farm and operated a small general store. Eventually they moved to Covington and the winery at Monte Cassino. Julitta became friends with the Benedictine Sisters while attending and boarding at Villa Madonn Academy. She and her classmate, Sr. Judith Hock, remained lifelong friends.Sr. Wendeline was an enthusiastic and innovative teacher all her life. In her [...]

Sr. Wendeline Burkard 19982018-11-05T17:17:42+00:00

Sr. Elizabeth Gilbert 1998


Sister Elizabeth Gilbert, 1924-1998Born October 31, 1924, East Monroe, LouisianaEntered St. Scholastica Priory, October 19, 1947First Profession August 17, 1949Transfered vows to St. Walburg Monastery, July 11, 1991Died May 29, 1998Sr. Elizabeth was the oldest of eight children, four of whom died at birth. When she was a child, her family moved to a farm in Hamberg, Mississippi.There were few Catholics in the area so they went to Natchez, Mississippi for Eucharist. Once a year the parish priest would come to their farm to celebrate Eucharist. Sr. Elizabeth attended rural schools until she begged her parents to be allowed to attend [...]

Sr. Elizabeth Gilbert 19982018-11-05T17:17:45+00:00

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