Sister Bernita Leiker
Graduated from the American School of Correspondence, Chicago
Parish volunteer at St. Catherine Laboure, St. Louis, 2001-07
Housekeeper and cook in Kansas, Nebraska and Texas, 1940-48
Missionary in Brazil, 1948-92, where she was procurator for Precious Blood priests and the Xingu Diocese for 26 of those years.
Community services, 1994-97
Parish volunteer in Oklahoma, 1997-2001
She spent 44 years as a missionary in Brazil, starting schools in four cities and renovating a hospital.
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