Sister Celeste Boda

Hometown: Rush City, Minnesota

Entrance Date: August 22, 1998

First Profession date: July 22, 2000

Perpetual Profession date: June 20, 2004

Educational background: BA, Accounting, College of St. Benedict; MA, Liberal Studies, Hamline University; Juris Doctorate - Hamline University School of Law

Work background: 25 years in various accounting positions; 6.5 years Marriage Tribunal - Canon Law; 5 years - Monastery Gift Shop - sales, accounting, inventory

Current Ministry: Judicial Assistant - Tribunal - Diocese of Owensboro

Other interests: Musician for liturgies, serving on Council, Visitation Committee, Election Board, Discernment-Election Committee

What attracted me to this community: It's Benedictine! I have come to realize that the Rule of Benedict and the Benedictine life is the best way for me to seek God.