Sister Maria Guadalupe Herrera, Age 77
Friday, June 5, 2020
Born in Laredo, Texas, Sister Guadalupe entered the Sisters of Mercy in Frontenac, Missouri, on September 8, 1961. In 1966, she began her teaching ministry at Sacred Heart High School in Biloxi, Mississippi. She also taught at Mercy High School in St. Louis, Missouri; Mount St. Mary Academy in Little Rock, Arkansas; and Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mission, Texas.
Later, Sister Guadalupe ministered in pastoral care at Mercy Hospital in Laredo and St. Edward Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She provided a needed and compassionate service for Cuban patient affairs as a liaison between Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, and the pastoral ministry/nursing staff at St. Edwards Mercy Medical Center. In addition, she offered diocesan support to staff as director of religious education for the Texas dioceses of Amarillo, Beaumont, Brownsville, Corpus Christi and Laredo.Donate in memory of Sister Maria Guadalupe Herrera