Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Sr. Emily Emmert's Vocation Story

Sister Emily Emmert did not have far to travel from her home in Haubstadt, Indiana to enter the community in Ferdinand. But since her entrance in 1942 she has gone many places. She received degrees in education and administration from St. Benedict College and the University of Notre Dame. She began teaching in Huntingburg, Indiana as an elementary school teacher. She then became the Dean of Girls and a teacher at Bishop Chatard High School. After leaving Chatard, she taught at the Latin School in Indianapolis and then became principal at Our Lady of Grace Academy. Prior to her retirement, she taught at Roncalli High School.

Although she loved to be in the classroom with her students, she also loves the time afforded to her at the monastery. Today, Sister Emily can be found praying, reading, visiting with the sisters and enjoying her time as a retired sister.

Sister Emily has given a lifetime of joy to God and continues giving each and every day.

1 comment:

Gina Kuntz Fleming said...

"Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy..." Sr. Emily taught us a little song in high school to memorize the books of the Old Testament! A kind, generous soul! Thank you, Sr. Emily, for touching hearts and minds!
Truly, Gina Kuntz Fleming