Sister Leona Schlachter

Hometown: Ferdinand, Indiana

Testimonial Quote: Benedict says, "Listen." Pay attention to the instruction in this rule and attend to the important things in life.

Entrance Date: September 11, 1954

First Profession Date: June 13, 1956

Perpetual Profession Date: August 10, 1959

Position: Quilting, chauffeuring

Educational Background:
• Bachelor’s degree in General Elementary - St. Francis College, Ft. Wayne, IN
• Master's degree in General Elementary - St. Francis College, Ft. Wayne, IN

Work Background:
• Teacher for grades 1-3
• Taught in Evansville Diocese for 42 years
• Two years in public school in Ireland, IN

Present Ministry: Assistant to Activity Director

Other Interests: Monastery Service

What attracted me to this community: I was taught by Benedictine Sisters in grades 7 and 8, and at St. Ferdinand High School.