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Sister Mary Ethel Appointed As Provincial

Posted on: February 24, 2014 11:00 am

The Sisters of Notre Dame have selected Sister Mary Ethel Parrott as the next Provincial for the Covington, KY, province.  Installation is planned for July 13, 2014.

Sister Mary Ethel received her educational degrees in Physics from Thomas More College and the University of Kentucky.  She teaches science and is Chair of the Science Department at Notre Dame Academy in Park Hills, KY.  She has served on national and international committees for the Sisters of Notre Dame.

“Our SND community spent considerable time in prayer and discernment regarding our next provincial, says current Provincial Sister Marla Monahan, SND.   She went on to say, “We trust our good God to bless Sister Mary Ethel, our community and our world as she begins her leadership role for our province this summer.” 

In July, 2014, Sister Marla Monahan, SND, will have completed nine years as provincial of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Province.  According to the SND Constitutions, the provincial is appointed by the superior general with the consent of her council.  The term of office of the provincial superior is six years, with the possibility of confirmation for an additional three years. 

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