Sister Kathleen Henneberry
Sister Kathleen Henneberry (Madonna Marie)
Born in Bernard, Iowa, in 1938, Sr. Kathleen Henneberry entered the Congregation of the Humility of Mary in 1960 and made her first profession in 1963.
Sr. Kathleen received her BA in elementary education from Marycrest College in Davenport, IA. She continued her education at many colleges with a focus on spiritual direction, theology, hospice care and pastoral ministry.
Sr. Kathleen’s teaching ministry in Iowa found her at Ottumwa Heights in Ottumwa, St. Vincent Lab School, Davenport, St. Mary, Albia, St. Mary, Centerville, St. Joseph, Dunlap, and Holy Trinity, Davenport, all in Iowa. She also taught at St. Matthew, Sidney, MT, and St. Pius/Jordan, Rock Island, IL.
Sr. Kathleen’s parish ministry found her at St. Mary/St. Joseph in Davenport, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO, St. Catherine Church and Mercer Co. Catholic Churches, Aledo, IL, St. John, Blairstown, IA, St. Mary, Beardsley, MN, Sacred Heart, Oxford Junction, IA, Sacred Heart, Lost Nation, St. James, Toronto, IA, Sacred Heart, Chariton and St. Francis, Corydon, IA.
From 2008-2010 Sr. Kathleen served as the CHM coordinator at Bishop Drumm Care Center in Johnston, Iowa. She currently lives in Davenport, Iowa, at Humility of Mary Center where she works with Sr. Rosie Restelli as sacristan, volunteers for the CHMs and visits immediate family members who suffer serious health issues.
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