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Sister Gabriela graduates from M.A. program

Sister Gabriela on the St. Mary's University campus.
Sister Gabriela on the St. Mary’s University campus.

Sister Gabriela Ramirez recently graduated from St. Mary’s University in Winona, MN, with a Master of Arts in Integrated Studies with a concentration in Human Services and Pastoral Care . The degree work was through a Catholic Extension program for Hispanic Sisters of which Sister Gabriela was a part.

Below are links to two articles that describe the program. S. Gaby is quoted in one and featured in the other.

https://www.globalsistersreport.org/news/latin-american-sisters-learn-us-help-catholic-extension

https://www.catholicextension.org/stories/sisters-see-us-all-as-equals-these-latin-american-nuns-are-changing-tens-of-thousands-of-lives/

Sister Gabriela is in the community’s Transfer Program, looking to transfer her vows to the Benedictines. The community is proud of her and this accomplishment. Congratulations Sister Gabriela!

The graduation ceremony.
The graduation ceremony.

 

 

 

Sister Margaret Mary (l) and Sister Lynn Elisabeth (r) represented the community at the graduation ceremony and Baccalaureate Mass.
Sister Margaret Mary (l) and Sister Elisabeth (r) represented the community at the graduation ceremony and Baccalaureate Mass.
Sister Lynn Elisabeth, Prioress, with Sister Gabriela.
Sister Elisabeth, Prioress, with Sister Gabriela after the graduation ceremony.
Sister Margaret Mary and Sister Lynn Elisabeth on the campus with Sister Gabriela.
Sister Margaret Mary and Sister Lynn Elisabeth on the St. Mary’s campus with Sister Gabriela.

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