Sister M. St. Brigid (Bromeling), CSC, who currently serves in the ministry of prayer, will be honored on July 21, 2019, during a jubilee celebration in the Church of Our Lady of Loretto at Saint Mary’s, Notre Dame, Ind., for her 75 years of consecrated life as a Sister of the Holy Cross.
Sister St. Brigid served in education for much of her life of ministry, teaching elementary school students for five years in four California dioceses, and junior high students for four years at Holy Redeemer School, Flint, Mich. She also worked in elementary education and taught college courses at Vila Betania in Sao Paulo, Brazil, for five years. In South Bend, Ind., she served 12 years as an elementary school teacher at St. Patrick School and St. Mary’s Academy. Beginning in 1972, Sister St. Brigid devoted 22 years to service to the Congregation, including 14 years as driver for sisters living at Our Lady of Holy Cross Convent, South Bend. She also served in parish ministry for one year in McAllen, Texas.
Sister St. Brigid was born in Woodlawn, Pa. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, and a Master of Arts from the Saint Mary’s College School of Theology. Sister St. Brigid made her initial profession of vows on August 15, 1944, and her perpetual profession on August 15, 1947.
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