Sister Mary Claude Croteau

Hometown: Belcourt, North Dakota

Testimonial Quote: As a Benedictine, I can be who I am.

Entrance Date: October 1, 1950

First Profession Date: June 2, 1952

Perpetual Profession Date: August 10, 1955

Position: Monastery service, chauffeur, spiritual direction, eldercare

Educational Background:
• Bachelor’s degree in social studies
• Master’s degree in history
• Master’s degree in alcoholism counseling

Work Background:
• Education (20 years)
• AIC development (3 years)
• Supervisor of buildings and grounds (9 years)
• Alcoholism counselor (16 years)
• Initial formation director (4 years)

Present Ministry: Chauffeur; Spiritual Direction; Monastery Service

Other Interests: Reading, crossword puzzles

What attracted me to this community: The sisters who taught me in grade school - real people.