Sister Barbara Mulnik entered religious life from St. Mark’s parish in Venice, Ill. She earned a bachelor of science in education from Southern Illinois University.
Her ministry as a teacher included Blair Elementary School in Madison, Ill. (1970–73), Mount Providence School in Normandy, Mo. (1973–74), St. John’s Elementary School in Imperial, Mo. (1975–78), St. Mary’s Elementary School in Brussels, Ill. (1979–80), and Ascension Elementary School in Normandy (1980–88). She was the pastoral minister at Ascension parish in Normandy (1988–94) before her current position as activity aide at Metropolitan St. Louis Psychiatric Center in St. Louis, since 1995.