|Sisters of Notre Dame celebrate Jubilees|
|Thursday, July 11, 2013 12:05 AM|
Sr. Mary Cyrilla Hellman, a daughter of St. John Parish, Delphos, is observing her 70th Jubilee.
Sr. Mary Gail Wrasman, also a daughter of St. John Parish, is celebrating her 50th Jubilee.
During her teaching career, Sr. Mary Cyrilla taught at five Catholic schools in Toledo, Immaculate Conception in Bellevue, St. Joseph School in Monroeville and St. Paul School in Norwalk.
She was principal of Lial Catholic School, sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame in Whitehouse, and a Diocesan education supervisor and consultant.
She also ministered as a school consultant for the Sisters of Notre Dame, instilling her love of children and sharing her teaching technique among the younger Sister of Notre Dame teachers.
While in Norwalk, Sr. Mary Cyrilla volunteered at local prisons through St. Paul Parish for many years. In her 70th year of religious life, she continues her prison ministry in Toledo and visits patients at Mercy St. Anne Hospital and area nursing homes.
During her teaching career, Sr. Mary Gail has taught in seven schools of the Toledo Diocese, including Central Catholic High School in Lima. Currently, she is a teacher at Notre Dame Academy in Toledo.
The Sisters of Notre Dame, Toledo Province, minister in nine states, Papua New Guinea and Rome, Italy. Well known as educators, the Sisters also serve in pastoral and social services.
To learn more, visit www.toledosnd.org or the Toledo Sisters of Notre Dame on facebook.