Special to The Message
Benedictine Sister Lisa Marie Schutz, of the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, will make her Perpetual Monastic Profession at 1 p.m. EDT May 20 during a Mass at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand. A public reception will follow.
A native of Crown Point, Indiana, Sister Lisa Marie earned a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Northeastern Illinois University and a Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate from Vincennes University Jasper Campus. She currently works as a clinical assistant at Jasper Primary Care Physicians, and serves as Clinical Assistant in the monastery’s Community Health Services. She also works as the Community Reception Coordinator. She was drawn to her religious community by the prayer life and the care that the Sisters show each other.