The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis celebrates women religious and their ministries during Catholic Sisters Week 2024…

“For 56 years, Sister Mary Willette, a School Sister of Notre Dame, served as a teacher. Although she retired from teaching in 2023, she now volunteers as a mentor for staff at an elementary school, serves on the board of East Side Learning Center in St. Paul, visits people in memory care and prays for needs of the world.


Sister Mary is just one of hundreds of women religious in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis who perform essential — yet often hidden — ministries….


Locally, Catholic Sisters Week will be celebrated by a video series featuring 12 sisters, including Sister Mary, who live and work in the archdiocese. One video will be released on archdiocesan social media every day of Catholic Sisters Week.”

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