Celebrating 50 years of consecrated life as a Sister of the Holy Cross
Sister Marilyn Zugish, CSC, who currently serves as Director of Mission Integration and Spiritual Care at Holy Cross Village of Notre Dame, Indiana, will be honored on July 15, 2018, during a jubilee celebration in the Church of Our Lady of Loretto at Saint Mary’s in Notre Dame, Indiana, for her 50 years of consecrated life as a Sister of the Holy Cross.
Sister Marilyn taught elementary school in several California communities, including Modesto, where she served as a teacher and later principal of St. Stanislaus School. She also shared her gifts at St. Pius School in Redwood City, California, and St. Matthew School in San Mateo, California, where she later served for five years as regional councilor for the Sisters of the Holy Cross.
She also served the Congregation as director of membership and as councilor on the Leadership Team. Sister Marilyn taught education courses at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana, provided community service at the Center for the Homeless in South Bend, Indiana, and served as spiritual care coordinator at the Center for Hospice Care, South Bend. She has served in her current role at Holy Cross Village since 2010.
Sister Marilyn was born in Seattle. She graduated from Saint Mary’s College with a Bachelor of Arts, and earned a Master of Arts from the University of San Francisco and a doctorate in education with a focus on policy, planning and administration from the University of Maryland.
Sister Marilyn made her initial profession of vows on August 15, 1968, and her perpetual profession on August 6, 1973.