Sister Mary Catherine Kelsey
A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Charity Mary Catherine Kelsey was celebrated Jan. 27 in the congregation’s motherhouse chapel. Sister Mary Catherine, 94, died Jan. 22 at Mother Margaret Hall, the Sisters’ nursing facility. She was a Sister of Charity for 76 years.
A native of Denver, Sister Mary Catherine earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the College of Mount St. Joseph; a master’s degree in education from Creighton University; and a master’s degree in counseling from the University of Northern Colorado. Sister Mary Catherine began her teaching ministry in the primary grades at Resurrection School in Price Hill. In addition, she taught at schools in Michigan, Colorado and New Mexico.
Interment was in the Sisters of Charity cemetery.