Sister Mary Emma Jochum

Hometown: Huntingburg, Indiana

Entrance Date: September 9, 1957

Perpetual Profession Date: August 10, 1962

Educational Background:
• Secondary School Graduation, Academy (May 25, 1958)
• Bachelor of Science degree, St. Benedict College (July 30, 1961)
• Master of Arts degree: Religious Studies, Mundelein College, Chicago, Illinois (July 23, 1981)

Work Background:
• Elementary School Teacher (1961-1969)
• Elementary School Principal (1970 – 1972)
• Parish Director of Religious Education (1973 – 2017)
• Summer Ecumenical Vacation Bible School Director (1973 – 2017)

Present Ministry: Mission advancement calls, tour guide

Other Interests: Catechist for grades 6 and 8 at the Spiritual Life Center and at the Christ The King Parish, Ferdinand, Indiana.

What attracted me to this community: The Benedictine Sisters in my elementary school days at St. Mary School, Huntingburg, Indiana.