Sister Mary Anthony Mathews

Order: 
Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC)
Jubilee year: 
83rd profession
Birthplace: 
East St. Louis, Ill.
Entrance: 
1931
First profession: 
1933
Final profession: 
1938
Education: 

Bachelor's in philosophy, St. Louis University, 1948

Master's in education, St. Louis University, 1960

Certificate from Corporate Ministry Program, St. Louis University, 1984

Service in the archdiocese: 

Teacher, Our Lady School, Festus, 1980-83

Adult basic education for VIP Senior Citizen Center, St. Louis, 1984-86

Service outside of the archdiocese: 

Teacher in Illinois parish schools, 1934-39, 1968-69, 1972-80

Missionary in China, 1941-45

Principal and teacher in Illinois parish schools, 1948-66, 1969-72

Assistant to ASC Provincial and education coordinator, 1965-68

Adult education at Senior Citizen Center, 1986-89

Tutor at Maria DeMattias Education Institute, Guatemala, 1989-96

Volunteer and teacher aid, East St. Louis Ministries, 1996-97

About me: 

A centenarian, she is the only surviving ASC missionary to China.