70th Jubilee-Sister Tresa Zampedri, M.M.

Sister Tresa Zampedri, M.M. celebrated her 70th Jubilee as a Maryknoll Sister on February 12th, 2017. Sister Tresa Zampedri entered Maryknoll from St. Nicholas Parish at Rupert, Idaho, on October 31, 1947.  From 1950-51, she studied at the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences.  Sister Tresa received an A.A. in Food Services Administration.

Sister Tresa worked in Congregation Services until 1952 when she was assigned to Bolivia.  After language study, Sister Tresa worked as a dietician in the Maryknoll Sisters Hospital in Riberalta, and later taught at the Maryknoll Mission in San Jose, Riberalta, Bolivia until 1961.

She returned to the Center in 1971 as a part-time student at Mary Rogers College, and did various part time services until 1973.

From 1974-1981, Sister Tresa was in residence at Monrovia helping with elderly Sisters.

In 1981, Sister Tresa was assigned to the Maryknoll Sisters Center and her prayer ministry is Bolivia.