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JUBILARIANS | Dominican Sisters of Sparkill

Dominican Sisters of Sparkill (OP)

60th Entrance

Sister Ann Bischof

Birth name: Elizabeth Jane

Entrance: Sept. 8, 1961

First profession: May 8, 1963

Final profession: May 15, 1968

Education: Bachelor's in education, St. Thomas Aquinas College, 1966

Master's in educational administration, University of Missouri, 1972

Service in the archdiocese: Teacher, Epiphany School, St. Louis, 1969-75

Principal, St. Richard School, St. Louis, 1975-85

Principal, St. Dominic Savio School, St. Louis, 1985-99

Principal, Epiphany School, St. Louis, 1999-2001

Service outside the archdiocese: Teacher, St. Agnes Home and School, Sparkill, New York, 1963-65

Teacher, St. Martin of Tours School, Bronx, New York, 1965-66

Teacher, St. Vito School, Mamaroneck, New York, 1966-68

Teacher, St. James School, Carmel, New York, 1968-69

Director, After School Program, East Side Heart and Home Family Center, East St. Louis, Illinois, 2004-16

Assistant bookkeeper, East Side Heart and Home Family Center, East St. Louis, Illinois, 2016-present

Dominican Sisters of Sparkill (OP)

60th Entrance

Sister Mary Jo Heman

Entrance: Sept. 8, 1961

First profession: May 8, 1963

Final profession: Aug. 15, 1968

Education: Bachelor's in education, St. Thomas Aquinas College, 1965

Master's in theology, Maryknoll School of Theology, 1985

Service in the archdiocese: Teacher, St. Richard School, St. Louis, 1968-70

Teacher, Holy Redeemer School, St. Louis, 1970-71

Teacher, St. Mary Magdalen School, St. Louis, 1971-74

President, Archdiocesan Council for Women Religious, St. Louis, 1974-76

Teacher, St. Mark/De Porres School, St. Louis, 1976-81

Staff, Institute for Justice and Peace, St. Louis, 1981-84

Director, St. Jane Center, St. Louis, 1985-93

Staff, Criminal Justice Ministry, St. Louis, 1993

Regional director, Congregational Service, St. Louis, 1996-99

Coordinator of mentors, Center for Women in Transition, St. Louis, 1998-2003

Coordinator, Loretto Center, St. Louis, 2006-14

Library assistant, Nerinx Hall, St. Louis, 2015-18

Service outside the archdiocese: Teacher, St. Agnes Home and School, Sparkill, New York, 1964-65

Teacher, St. Helena School, Bronx, New York, 1965-66

Teacher, St. Mary Magdalene, Springfield Gardens, New York, 1966-68

Executive Team Member, Sparkill, New York 2004-06

Dominican Sisters of Sparkill (OP)

60th Entrance

Sister Rose Edwin Pfannebecker

Birth name: Sharon Rose

Entrance: Sept. 8, 1961

First profession: May 8, 1963

Final profession: Aug. 15, 1968

Education: Bachelor's in science, St. Thomas Aquinas College, 1966

Master's in science, Villanova University, 1973

Service in the archdiocese: Teacher, Bishop DuBourg High School, St. Louis, 1973-78; 1993-2003; 2004-05

Regional director, Congregational Service, St. Louis, 2005-11

Shelter care housing, Queen of Peace Center, St. Louis, 2005-17

Service outside the archdiocese: Teacher, St. Agnes Home and School, Sparkill, New York, 1963-66

Teacher, St. Anthony School, Yonkers, New York, 1966-67

Teacher, St. Catherine School, Binghampton, New York, 1967-68

Teacher, Holy Trinity High School, Hicksville, New York, 1968-73

Teacher, Albertus Magnus High School, Bardonia, New York, 1978-84

Assistant director, New Hope Manor, Barryville, New York, 1985-86

Teacher, St. Anthony School, Nanuet, New York, 1986-93

Dominican Sisters of Sparkill (OP)

65th Entrance

Sister Jeannine DeClue

Birth place: Crystal City

Entrance: Sept. 8, 1956

First profession: May 7, 1958

Final profession: Aug. 15, 1963

Education: Bachelor's in education, St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, New York, 1961

Additional studies in theology, Fontbonne College, 1969

Additional studies in counseling, Webster University, 1982

Service in the archdiocese: Teacher, St. James School, St. Louis, 1966-70

Teacher, St. Elizabeth School, St. Louis, 1970-76

Teacher, St. Richard School, St. Louis, 1976-79

Teacher, Holy Redeemer School, St. Louis, 1979-82

Pastoral associate, St. Catherine of Siena Parish, St. Louis, 1982-93

Director Religious Education, Epiphany Parish, St. Louis, 1993-96

Campus minister, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, 1996-2011

Regional director, Dominican Sisters, St. Louis 2011-17

Service outside the archdiocese: Teacher, St. John Chrysostom School, Bronx, New York, 1958-59

Teacher, St. Ann School, Bronx, New York, 1959-61

Teacher, Our Lady of Grace School, Bronx, New York 1961-62

Teacher, Holy Family School, Fulton, New York 1962-65

Teacher, St. Brendan School, Bronx, New York, 1965-66

Volunteer, East Side Heart and Home Family Center, East St. Louis, Illinois, 2011-17

Dominican Sisters of Sparkill (OP)

65th Entrance

Sister Carol Kopff

Entrance: Sept. 8, 1956

First profession: May 7, 1958

Final profession: Aug. 15, 1963

Education: Bachelor's in education, St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, New York, 1961

Master's in science, North Dakota State University, 1973

Certificate in theology, Jesuit School of Theology, Berkeley, California, 1988

Service in the archdiocese: Teacher, St. Kevin School, St. Louis, 1963-68

Teacher, St. Elizabeth School, St. Louis, 1968-76

Pastoral associate, St. Norbert Parish, St. Louis, 1988-92

Pastoral associate, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, St. Louis, 1992-98

Prison ministry, Missouri Eastern Correctional Center, St. Louis, 1998-2014

Service outside the archdiocese: Teacher, St. Agnes Home and School, Sparkill, New York, 1958-61

Teacher, St. Mary School, Fulton, New York, 1961-63

Teacher, Holy Rosary School, Monroe City, Missouri, 1979-82

Pastoral associate, Holy Rosary Parish, Monroe City, 1979-82

Parish administrator, Queen of Peace Parish, Ewing, Missouri, 1982-87

Dominican Sisters of Sparkill (OP)

65th Entrance

Sister Elizabeth Slenker

Entrance: Sept. 8, 1956

First profession: May 7, 1958

Final profession: Aug. 15, 1963

Education: Bachelor's in education, St. Thomas Aquinas College, 1961

Master's in art therapy, College of New Rochelle, 1981

Master's in art, Notre Dame University, 1975

Master's in counseling, Iona College, 1988

Service in the archdiocese: Teacher, St. Kevin School, St. Louis, 1962-64

Teacher, St. Mark School, St. Louis, 1964-68

Teacher, Epiphany School, St. Louis, 1968-71

Service outside the archdiocese: Teacher, Our Lady of Grace School, Bronx, New York, 1958-59

Teacher, St. Martin of Tours School, Bronx, New York, 1959-61

Teacher, St. James School, Carmel, New York, 1961-62

Teacher, Aquinas High School, Bronx, New York 1971-73

Congregational service, Sparkill, New York 1974-75

Associate professor, St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, New York, 1975-94

Dominican Sisters of Sparkill (OP)

70th Entrance

Sister Carolyn Brambilla

Entrance: Sept. 8, 1951

First profession: May 28, 1953

Final profession: Aug. 15, 1958

Education: Bachelor's in education, Webster College, 1961

Service in the archdiocese: Teacher, St. Mary Magdalen School, St. Louis, 1956-63, 1969-78

Teacher, St. Thomas More School, St. Louis, 1963-69

Pastoral minister, St. Boniface Parish, St. Louis, 1978-2005

Care ministry, Sisters of St. Joseph, St. Louis, 2005-08

Telemarketer, Catholic Extension Society, St. Louis, 2007-09

Service outside the archdiocese: Teacher, St. Paul School, Norwich, New York, 1953-56

Dominican Sisters of Sparkill (OP)

70th Entrance

Sister Catherine Kinsella

Entrance: Sept. 8, 1951

First profession: May 28, 1953

Final profession: Aug. 15, 1958

Education: Bachelor's in education, Webster University, 1967

Master's in religious education, University of St. Thomas, 1977

Certificate in preaching, Aquinas Institute, 1994

Service in the archdiocese: Teacher, St. James School, St. Louis, 1958-59

Teacher, St. Elizabeth School, St. Louis, 1959-67

Teacher, Epiphany School, St. Louis, 1967-68

Teacher, St. James School, St. Louis, 1968-70

Teacher, St. Simon School, St. Louis, 1970-73

Teacher, Epiphany School, St. Louis, 1973-76

Director of religious education, St. Joseph Parish, St. Louis, 1976-81

Director of Religious education, Incarnate Word Parish, St. Louis, 1981-85

Service outside the archdiocese: Teacher, St. Mary School, Fulton, New York, 1953-58

Parish minister, St. Mary Parish, Great Falls/Billings, Montana, 1985-90

Parish minister, St. Joseph Parish, Great Falls/Billings, Montana, 1988-90

Parish administrator, St. Joseph Parish, Great Falls/Billings, Montana, 1990-99

Pastoral associate, Holy Spirit Parish, Great Falls/Billings, Montana, 1999-2014

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