News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Religion

December 29, 2012

Sister celebrates 80th anniversary

TERRE HAUTE — One Sister of Providence of St. Mary-of-the-Woods recently celebrated her 80th anniversary as a member of the Congregation. Sister Frances Joan Baker is a native of Washington. She currently ministers in prayer at St. Mary-of-the-Woods.

Baker entered the Congregation Jan. 27, 1932, from St. Simon Parish in Washington. She professed perpetual vows Aug. 15, 1939. She graduated from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College with a bachelor’s degree in education. She received a master’s degree in education from Indiana State University.

Indiana ministries include:

• Richmond: teacher, St. Mary School (1939-1941).

• Vincennes: teacher, St. John School (1941-1944).

• Indianapolis: teacher, St. Thomas School (1953-1958); St. James School (1965-1967); Immaculate Heart School (1967-1968); St. Simon School (1977-1981); Holy Spirit School (1981-1986).

• Washington: teacher, St. Simon School (1968-1974).

• Fort Wayne: teacher, St. John the Baptist School (1974-1977).

• St. Mary-of-the-Woods: director of clothing supplies (1986-1987), pre-school assistant, Woods Day Care/Pre-School (1987-1996); Residential Services staff (1996-2009).

Baker also ministered in Massachusetts, Illinois and North Carolina.

 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Religion
Latest News
TribStar.com Poll
AP Video
Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Today in History for April 18th Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster
NDN Video
Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station My name is Cocaine Lohan Gets Candid About Her Sex List The 2014 New York Auto Show Meet Johnny Manziel's New Girlfriend Chelsea Clinton Announces Pregnancy Funny: Celebrating Easter with Martha Stewart and Friends Man Accuses 'X-Men' Director Bryan Singer of Sexually Abusing Him As a Teenager Man hit with $525 federal fine after he doesn't pay for soda refill Lea Michele & Naya Rivera Feuding? Jabari Parker declares for the NBA draft Singing Nun Belts Out Cyndi Lauper New West, Texas Explosion Video Swim Daily, Throwback Thursday Don't Be A Tattletale: Bad Bullying Tips For Students The trillest thoughts on marijuana "RHOA" Star Charged With Battery Grizzly Bears Get Snowy Birthday Party Weatherman draws forecast when another technical glitch strikes WGN
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -

     

    March 12, 2010

activity