Sister Marie Therese Emery

Order: 
Adrian Dominican Sisters (OP)
Jubilee year: 
70th entrance
Birthplace: 
St. Louis
Entrance: 
1946
First profession: 
1947
Final profession: 
1952
Education: 

Bachelor's in social science, Siena Heights College (now University), Adrian, Mich.

Master's in history, University of Detroit, Detroit, Mich.

Master's in curriculum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.

Doctorate in education, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.

Holds license as a radio operator and pilot's license from Federal Aviation Administration

Service outside of the archdiocese: 

Teacher and administrator in Catholic schools in Michigan, Illinois and Ohio

Vocations director for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Ohio

Ministry at Michigan State University as traffic safety specialist, administrator of the traffic safety program, computer teacher, and director of the technology lab

About me: 

She retired from formal ministry in 1997 and has been residing at the Dominican Life Center in Adrian since 2012. In reflecting on her Jubilee year, Sister Marie Therese said, "My vocation was God's invitation to me, to love, serve and obey Him through vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience and give service to the Catholic Church. I have made every effort to grow in virtue."