75th Jubilee-Sister Rose Bernadette Gallagher, M.M.

Gallagher, Rose Bernadette

Sister Rose Bernadette Gallagher, M.M. from Providence, RI will be celebrating her 75th Jubilee this year.

Sr. Rose Bernadette Gallagher was born in Providence, Rhode Island. She entered the Maryknoll Sisters in 1943. Sister Rose has served in the Chinese mainland, in Hong Kong, and in Thailand. Over more than sixty years, her ministries have included education, community development and women’s issues. Sister Rose was also Director of the Women’s Desk in Bangkok, Thailand for ten years.

From 1975-1977, Sister Rose worked at the Maryknoll Sisters Center in the Development Department.  She was shortly after assigned to Thailand where she remained until 2005.

In 2006, Sister Rose went to the Sudan for a short period of time and is now at the Maryknoll Sisters Center in New York, working in our Global Concerns Office, keeping up with the problem of the trafficking of women throughout the world, and attends meetings at the UN related to Women’s Advocacy