Meet the Sisters

 

Mother Johanna Marie Melnyk is Prioress of our community.

Sr. M. Cecilia Nguyen is Subprioress, Formation Directress, Safe Environment Coordinator, and a member of the Council. She also teaches PRE at Blessed Sacrament Church.

Sr. M. Angeline Massery provides prayer support for the community.

Sr. Mary John Seyler, a former Prioress, is Director of our Oblate program and visits the sick in area nursing homes.

Sr. M. Monica Swirczynski provides prayer support for the community.

Sr. M. Dominica Wise provides prayer support for the community.

Sr. M. Romana Rohmer handles community correspondence, runs our gift shop, and serves on the Council.

Sr. M. Christopher Flowers provides tutoring in English.

Sr. M. Eileen Schneider, a former Prioress, provides prayer support for the community.

Sr. M. Elaine Willett volunteers for St Bernards Total Life Healthcare.

Sr. M. Jeanette Bayer teaches at Sacred Heart School on mission in Muenster, TX.

Sr. Lillian Marie Reiter, a former Prioress, volunteers for St Bernards Total Life Healthcare.

Sr. M. Helen Herbstritt is community liturgist and organist, and offers private piano lessons.

Sr. Marya Duscher works at the Motherhouse.

Sr. Miriam Burns works at the Motherhouse.

Sr. Ann Marie Ferricher works in Pastoral Care at St Bernards Regional Medical Center.

Sr. Marilyn Doss works in Pastoral Care at St Bernards Regional Medical Center.

Sr. M. Josita Lopez is on a leave of absence.

Sr. M. Laura Cathcart teaches at Blessed Sacrament School and serves on the Council.

Sr. M. Therese Johnson is sacristan and teaches religious education at St Anthony’s Church in Weiner, AR.

Sr. M. Virginia Baltz is an assistant to the liturgist.

Sr. M. Deborah Coffey both creates and restores artwork, and volunteers at St Bernards.

Sr. Therese Marie Kintzley serves on the Council and works in Pastoral Care at St Bernards Regional Medical Center.

Sr. Mary Beth Hackley is community Treasurer, teaches religious education at Blessed Sacrament Church, and serves on the Council.

Sr. Mary Clare Bezner is on mission in Little Rock, AR. She is community Vocation Directress, diocesan Minister to Religious, and a Council member.

Sr. Maria Christi Cavanaugh is Director of Pastoral Care and VP of Mission Services at St Bernards Regional Medical Center. She also serves as community infirmarian, chair of the safety committee, and a Council member.

Sr. M. Glorea Knaggs is mission coordinator in Little Rock, AR, where she teaches at Christ the King School. She is also community Secretary, a member of the Council, and editor of the Echoes.

Sr. M. Catherine Luttmer works in Pastoral Care at St Bernards Regional Medical Center.

Sr. Maria Rose Carter is the assistant to the Treasurer and volunteers at St Bernards.

 

Updated August 2019