Sister Margaret, of Johnston, will be honored in a special Jubilee Mass at the Maryknoll Sisters Chapel of Annunciation in Maryknoll, New York, this Saturday, Feb. 16., in honor of her 70th anniversary as a missionary.
Sister Margaret joined the Maryknoll Sisters in 1950 from St. Robert’s Parish in Burbank, California. She earned a B.E. in education from Maryknoll Teachers College in Maryknoll and was then assigned to the Bolivia/Peru region in 1956. After a year of language study in Cochabamba, Sister Margaret was assigned to Puno, Peru, where she served for 50 years. Her mission work included teaching, pastoral work, human rights work and catechetical work. In 2015, Margaret retired to the Sisters Center in Maryknoll.