Sister Bertha (Mary Austin) Fischer

Order: 
Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC)
Jubilee year: 
60th profession
Birthplace: 
St. Rose, Ill.
Entrance: 
1955
First profession: 
1957
Final profession: 
1962
Education: 

Bachelor's in French, St. Louis University, 1960

Master's in French, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, 1967

Service in the archdiocese: 

Teacher, St. Pius X High School, Festus, 1960-73

Assistant administrator, DeMattias Hall Residence for Sisters, St. Louis University, 1984-85

Service outside of the archdiocese: 

Teacher at high schools in Illinois

Councilor for Adorers of the Blood of Christ general administration, Rome, Italy

Community service, La Paz, Bolivia; Rome, Italy; Red Bud and Ruma, Ill.

About me: 

Since 2006, she has resided at the Ruma Center in Ruma, Ill., where she serves as a translator and does local community services.