Nancy Nolan

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Sister Nancy Nolan, S.P.
Nationality  United States
Title General Superior of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods
Predecessor Sister Anne Doherty, S.P.
Successor Sister Diane Ris, S.P.
Religion Roman Catholic

Sister Nancy Nolan, S.P. was the Superior General of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, from 1986-1996. During her term, she completed renovation of the Church of the Immaculate Conception (Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana). Nolan also oversaw the 150th anniversary of the Congregation, founded by Saint Mother Theodore Guerin in 1840, and completed the construction of Providence Center at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

During her term she was actively involved in the process of promoting the Cause for the Canonization of Mother Theodore Guerin, who was canonized a Roman Catholic saint in 2006.

After serving as Superior General, Nolan spent time as president of Guerin College Preparatory High School in Chicago until February 2007. A scholarship program there, Nolan Scholars, was named in her honor.

References[edit]

  • Logan, Eugenia (1978). History of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods: Volume II. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana: Sisters of Providence. 
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Sister Anne Doherty, S.P.
General Superior of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods
1986 - 1996
Succeeded by
Sister Diane Ris, S.P.