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Sister (Mary) Kathleen Washington, ASC

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65 years as a vowed member of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ

Sister Kathleen made her first profession on August 12, 1955 and her final vows on August 12, 1959.

Sister Kathleen was born in Johnson City, New York, on March 1, 1935, to John Robert and Dorothy (Mead) Washington.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Mount Mercy College in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1962. She earned a master’s in history in 1970 and a doctorate in history and fine arts in 1991, both from Catholic University in Washington, D.C. She also took continuing education courses at universities in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and Maryland.

A lifelong educator, Sister Kathleen taught students at the elementary, secondary and university levels. She taught middle grades at St. Mary in Steelton, Pennsylvania; Christ the King in Kinston, North Carolina; and Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Niles, Ohio. She also taught at St. Joseph Academy in Columbia, and Lancaster Catholic in Lancaster, both in Pennsylvania. At Lancaster, she also served as assistant director of curriculum.

Her university service included Villanova, York and Immaculata in Pennsylvania.; the University of Dayton in Ohio; Mount St. Mary in Emmitsburg, Maryland.; St. John on Staten Island and Iona in New Rochelle, New York.

Sister Kathleen’s community service was primarily research, both in the former province of Columbia, Pennsylvania, and also in the ASC General House in Rome.

While still maintaining her connection to Immaculata University, Sister Kathleen is now Living Mission in Later Life at St. Anne’s Retirement Community in Columbia, Pennsylvania.

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    Evelyne Frances Owens Buck

    Sister Kathleen taught me the timetables in fourth grade while attending Christ the King Catholic School in Kinston NC ( school yesr 1959-1960 )
    If you happen to see her or Sister Clare who taught me in fifth grade 1960-1961 let them both know I ended up graduating from a three year nursing school and have been a Registered Nurse since 1972 Still working turning 73 yrs old on 24 th of this month
    Evelyne Frances Owens was my name at the time

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