Sister Catherine Schoenborn entered the Glenmary Sisters September 8, 1951. She is originally from a farm five miles south of Belding, Michigan. Sister has served in the home missions of Pond Creek, Ohio, Norton, Big Stone Gap and Appalachia, Virginia, Butler and Ohio Counties; first in Logan, Todd and Simpson Counties, then Ohio and Butler Counties, and then in Todd County for 13 years. She went to Monticello alone and was in that mission 14 months. Following that time, Sister went to St. Louis, Missouri for studies in the Corporate Ministry program. The following year she went to Denver, Colorado to the Ministry Training Services (MTS), a program out of St. Louis University, to prepare to be Novice Mistress. Sister was in Arkansas and then moved on to St. Louis University to finish studies and receive her Bachelor's Degree with a Major in Theology and Minor in Sociology. In 1980, Sister moved to Cincinnati, Ohio. She was assigned to Pemiscot County, Missouri in 2005 and served one year when she was called back to Owensboro for six months.
Sister Catherine has served the Community as Director of Candidates, Novices and Vocations. She was Community Life Coordinator from 1980 thru 1991. Now retired, Sister resides at the Carmel Home Owensboro, Kentucky. Sister loves to read, spend time playing games, and joking with others (a.k.a. "Chatty Cathy"); she loves to put puzzles together.
Sister Catherine is always ready to sing old time songs and make someone smile.