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Sister Mary Colette Michniewicz

Entered Postulancy
July 4, 1947, Immaculate Heart of Mary Convent, Buffalo, NY

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Home Parish when entering community
Sister Colette was an aspirant at Villa Maria in Buffalo completing her HS.
Prior to that, her home parish was:
St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish, Toronto, Ontario

Current Assignment
Ministry of Prayer and Presence
Holy Name of Mary Convent, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Teaching Certificate, Toronto Teacher's College, 1952 - 1953
Ontario College of Art, 1958 - 1961
BA, Mount St. Joseph College, Buffalo, NY, 1966

Major Areas of Ministry 

  • Elementary School Teacher 1949 - 1966
  • High School Teacher 1966 - 1987
  • Administration – Secretary, 3rd Councilor, Provincial Minister
    Holy Name of Mary Province
  • Artist – paintings, weavings, sketchings, sculptures, bevelled glass window design at HS
  • Volunteer at Hospice run by Good Shepherd Brothers 

Most Meaningful Assignments 
Teaching Art at Holy Name of Mary High School
Working for the congregation in leadership and creating and painting Blessed Angela for the Beatification in Rome
Creating the bevelled glass stained glass window at Holy Name of Mary High School