Sister Paul Marie Greenwell celebrates 70 years as an Ursuline

We are blessed to celebrate another Ursuline Sister who is serving in her 70th year of religious life, Sister Paul Marie Greenwell, a native of New Haven, Ky.

Sister Paul Marie always enjoys interacting with others, and sharing her gifts with those she meets, including her deep spirituality. She received her bachelor’s degree from Brescia College in 1970.

She was a teacher in Kentucky at St. Benedict School, Wax (1955-62), St. Denis School, Fancy Farm (1962-63), St. Michael School, Fairfield (1963-68), and St. Peter of Antioch School, Waverly (1968-70). She taught at Seven Holy Founders School, Affton, Mo. (1970-86).

Sister Paul Marie was secretary at the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center (1986-89) and at St. Mary Magdalene Parish in Sorgho, Ky. (1990-91). She then served in outreach in Marshall County, Ky. (1989-90). She was the administrative assistant to St. William and St. Lawrence parishes, Knottsville, Ky. (1991-2006). At the Motherhouse, she offered transportation to the Sisters (2006-07), and served as an assistant to the archivist (2008-16). She is retired at the Motherhouse and is active in the Powerhouse of Prayer.

Congratulations Sister Paul Marie!

Jubilee congratulations may be sent to 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356.


  1. Elizabeth Clemons

    Sr Paul Marie was a wonderful
    Teacher and person. My mother and father in law spoke highly of her when she was at their parish St Benedict’s at Wax, Ky. Happy 70th Sister Paul Marie! Tell your sister hello fir me.

  2. David R Bornholdt

    Despite all the time I spent standing at the board stuck on math problems in 8th gradeSister Paul Marie was still one of the most memorable and favorite teachers I ever had! God Bless and congratulations!!!

  3. Gerry Heumann

    Congratulations on 70 years of service! And more personally, thank you for your exceptional 8th grade math class at SHF. You have a gift for teaching math, and I feel very fortunate to have benefited from your teaching at a very critical time in my education.
    Thanks, Gerry

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