Sister Rose Marie Lipke entered religious life from St. Mary's parish in Glenshaw, PA. She credits her father’s aunt, Sister Hilda—who did mission work in Puerto Rico—with influencing her vocation to religious life. Sister Rose Marie's dream was to become a Sister of Divine Providence and serve the poor in Puerto Rico, but, she says, “God had other plans for me."
75 Years in 2019
Sister Dorothy Kiel entered religious life from St. Mary in Brussels, IL.
Having lost her mother at a young age, Sister Danella Hyland was most influenced by her grandmother to enter religious life. She entered the Sisters of Divine Providence in the hope of serving children and being a mother figure to them. She says that many in the Community have been an inspiration to her.
Sister Mary Catherine Roth entered religious life from St. Martin’s parish in Pittsburgh.
Sister Mary Catherine holds a bachelor’s degree in education from Duquesne University, and was a licensed medical technologist in Puerto Rico. She also served as the accounts payable coordinator/treasurer for the Community from 1997 to 2011. Since 2011, Sister Mary Catherine has volunteered on the staff at Providence Heights, helping in the mail/copy room or wherever else she is needed.