Sister Susan Mary Hooks

Hometown: Hazen, Arkansas

Entrance Date: January 7, 1984

First Profession Date: August 31, 1985

Perpetual Profession Date: May 30, 1993

Educational Background:
• Hazen High School
• Bachelor in Business Administration with a major in accounting from Memphis State University, Memphis TN
• Spiritual Direction Program, Beech Grove, IN

Work Background:
• Mother’s caregiver
• Parish Life Coordinator - St. Agnes, Nashville, IN
• Comptroller - Pontifical North American College, Rome, Italy
• Business Manager - St. Helen Parish, Shively, KY
• Accountant, Patient Accounts Manager - St. Joseph Hospital, Huntingburg, IN
• Assistant to Business Manager/Proctor - Marian Heights Academy, Ferdinand, IN
• Accounting Supervisor - Schering-Plough International Corp., Memphis, TN
• Cost Accountant - Tyler-Kalt, Olive Branch, MS

Present Ministry: Monastery Services, Spiritual Director

Other Interests: Weaving, photography, mowing grass, fishing

What attracted me to this community: The hospitality, prayer, friendship and joy I experienced from the Sisters in Memphis, TN. My first visit to the Monastery church, I heard God say to me, “Welcome home.”