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Sister Mary Irene Rajca

Entered Postulancy
July 9, 1942, Immaculate Heart of Mary Convent, Buffalo, NY

Teofipolka, Poland

Home Parish when entering community
Sister Irene 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
Notre Dame Care Centre, Waterdown, Ontario, Canada

Teaching Certificate, Mount St. Joseph Teacher’s College, Buffalo, NY
B.Sc, Mount St. Joseph Teacher’s College, Buffalo, NY, 1962
BA, Medaille University, Buffalo, NY, 1971

Major Areas of Ministry 

  • Elementary School Teacher, 1942 - 1975 and 1978 - 1983
  • Teaching English to priests and new Canadians, and
    Teaching English to Felician Sisters in Warsaw Poland, 1992 - 1995
  • Serving the poor at St. Felix Centre, Toronto, 1995 -1999
  • Assisting at Holy Name of Mary Convent, Chronicler
  • Ministry of Prayer and Presence at Notre Dame Care Centre, 2016 - present

Most Meaningful Assignments 
Teaching elementary students
Teaching English to priests and sisters