Sister Mary Jacqueline Kissel
Hometown: Evansville, Indiana
Testimonial Quote: I have found being a member of our community has helped draw the best from me - given me many opportunities. Many beautiful Sisters, a place to call home when I was young, middle aged, and now as I am older - security, lots of sisters praying for me.
Entrance Date: September 5, 1953
First Profession Date: June 13, 1955
Perpetual Profession Date: August 10, 1959
• Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education
• Master’s degree in Special Education
• Teacher of primary grades in St. Joe, Evansville, Fort Branch
• Special education at Marian Day School
• Catholic Office of Education
• Catholic Charities
• Christian Social Services (Recycle Center) in Rockport
• Pastoral Associate at St. Joe, Jasper and St. Anthony
• Evansville Justice Ministries Formation Director (Postulants and Novices)
Present Ministry: Hospitality at the Benedictine Hospitality Center
Other Interests: Congregations, acting for justice and empowerment reading.
What attracted me to this community: I was taught by our sisters and went to the Academy.