Sr. Catherine entered the Glenmary Sisters on September 8, 1951. She grew up on a farm five miles south of Belding, Mich. Sister has served in the Home Missions of Pond Creek, Ohio; Norton, Big Stone Gap and Appalachia, Virginia; Butler, Ohio, Logan, Simpson and Todd counties in Kentucky. In 2005, she and Sr. Darlene opened our western most mission in Pemiscot County in Missouri.

Sr. Catherine has served the community as Director of Vocations, Director of Formation, Community Life Coordinator, on the Sisters’ Council, and as Community Secretary. Now retired, Sister resides at the Carmel Home in Owensboro, Ky. Sister spends time in prayer for vocations and the missions. She loves to read, play cards, work jigsaw puzzles, sing old songs, and make people smile. She is always ready to share a joke, riddle, or amusing story.