Sister Teresa Gunter of Ferdinand, Indiana celebrated the 25th anniversary of her monastic profession on Saturday, June 6, at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand. The Jubilee Mass was celebrated in the monastery church. A reception for family and friends took place in Monastery Event Hall.
The jubilarian, Sister Teresa, entered Monastery Immaculate Conception in 1992 and professed her monastic vows in 1994. Originally from West Memphis, Arkansas, Sister Teresa has served as the Vocation Director for Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Indiana and youth minister for parishes in Evansville.
Founded in 1867, the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand currently number 130 and serve in areas of education, parish work, health care, retreat and spirituality work, social services, and counseling in Indiana, Kentucky, and Peru.