Sister Kathleen Barbee

Sister Kathleen Barbee, M.M.

Current Ministry Location-Texas

Sister Kathleen entered the Maryknoll Sisters in 1981 at Maryknoll, NY and made her First Vows in 1983 at Maryknoll, NY and her Final Vows in 1994 in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Her first mission assignment was to Kenya in 1983 where she worked with women and developing small Christian communities. In 1989, Sister Kathleen was assigned to Harare, Zimbabwe, teaching on the Secondary Education level until 1994 when she moved to the Primary Level of Education. From 1997 through 1999, Sister Kathleen attended the University of London and earned an MA in Teaching English as a Second Language.

From 1999-2013, Sister Kathleen has been working in education with HIV/AIDS affected orphans in Harare, Zimbabwe. In 2013, Sister Kathleen was assigned to the Maryknoll Sisters Center to volunteer in the mission education department. In 2016, she was assigned to the Western U.S. where she is working on the Texas/Mexico border.

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