Sister Barbara Catherine Schmitz

Hometown: Patoka, Indiana

Entrance Date: September 7, 1953

First Profession date: June 13, 1955

Educational background: BS in Education, MA in Special Education, MA in Pastoral Ministry

Work background: Elementary education for 9 years, special education for 8 years, religious education for 14 years, St. Meinrad School of Theology for 12 years, Kordes Retreat Center for 9 years,

Current Ministries: Mission Advancement and Family Scholar House

Other interests: Reading, hiking, and traveling

What attracted me to this community: Benedictine community, ministry of education