Sr. Sylvester Shea 2000


Sister Sylvester Shea, 1916-2000Born May 25, 1916, Carlisle, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, Covington, Kentucky, December 23, 1933Received habit, August 13, 1934First Profession August 14, 1935Died July 5, 2000Sr. Sylvester was born in Carlisle, Kentucky on May 25, 1916 to Robert and Laura Woodall Shea and given the name Myrtle. She was the second oldest of six children in the Shea family. There was an infant who died at birth. On December 23, 1933 Myrtle became a postulant at St. Walburg Monastery and received the habit and her new name, Slyvester, on August 13, 1934. She made first profession on August 14, [...]