Sister Rosa Lee Koch

Hometown: Evansville, Indiana

Entrance Date: September 9, 1957

First Profession Date: June 13, 1959

Perpetual Profession Date: August 10, 1962

Educational Background:
• Grade School - St. Antony, Evansville, IN
• High School - Academy of the Immaculate Conception
• High School - Mater Dei
• Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education - St. Benedict College

Work Background:
• Primary Education Teacher
• Secondary Education Teacher
• Missionary in Guatemala and Peru
• Mission Advancement Annual Support Coordinator
• Monastery Gift Shop Manager
• Administration Assistant
• Business Office Assistant
• Monastery Database Coordinator
• Elementary Teacher - Christ the King, Evansville, IN; St. Ferdinand, Ferdinand, IN; Ireland Elementary, Ireland, IN
• Secondary Teacher - St. Ferdinand High, Ferdinand, IN; Academy, Ferdinand, IN; Colegio Santa Rita, Morropón, Peru
• First Manager of For Heaven's Sake Gift Shop
• Managed Scrip Program

Present Ministry: Business Office, Monastery Sisters' Database Manager

Other Interests: Reading, genealogy, and creating dream catchers for the Gift Shop. Since the Pandemic started, I enjoy baking for my deanery at least once a week - especially Cinnamon rolls from scratch and Zucchini Gems.

What attracted me to this community: The Benedictine Sisters teaching at Mater Dei and their spirit. I wanted to be a sister since 5th grade.

AKA: Sister Mary Carl Koch