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Sister Maria Lotica Palma, Silver Jubilarian

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Jubilee 2024

Sister Maria Lotica Palma, CSC—Silver Jubilarian

Sister Maria Lotica Palma, CSC

Sister Maria Lotica Palma, CSC

Sister Maria Lotica is celebrating 25 years of consecrated life as a Sister of the Holy Cross.

Sister Maria Lotica began her ministry teaching in a literacy program and economically empowering women in need through a handicraft center in Noakhali, Bangladesh. In 2003, she became a pastoral associate for Holy Cross sisters in Bangladesh, visiting villages and supervising handicraft cooperatives for tribal and parish primary schools. Following this, she ministered at a house for discerners in Dhaka. And in 2010, she began serving in pastoral and school ministry in Dhaka, continuing this work for the next eight years.

Currently, Sister Maria Lotica serves as vocation coordinator for Bangladesh, offering a compassionate heart to young women in their early stages of discernment. She also provides pastoral care at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Bakshanagar, Dhaka.

Sister Maria Lotica earned her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees from Tejgaon College in Dhaka.