By Sister Theresa Feldkamp/Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity
MANITOWOC, Wis. — Sister Mary Teresa Bettag made her first profession of vows in the congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity at a liturgy celebrated on Sunday, June 24 by Father David Beaudry.
She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theology and mathematics from Silver Lake College of the Holy Family in 2015.
Since entering the religious community, Sister Bettag did her student teaching at Yuma Catholic High School in Yuma, Arizona and taught at Roncalli High School in Manitowoc. She will be teaching theology at Yuma Catholic High School in Yuma, Arizona for the 2018-19 school year.
Sister Natalie Binversie, community director of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, received Sister Bettag’s vows.
Sister Bettag’s parents, brothers, sisters, other family members, and the Franciscan Sisters witnessed the event. She is the daughter of Mark and Teresa Bettag of Sts. Cyril and Methodius Parish, Sheboygan.
PHOTO: Sister Marie Teresa Bettag, a 2015 Silver Lake College of the Holy Family alumna who recently professed her religious vows (CENTER), poses with Sister Marie Kolbe Zamora, assistant professor and chair of theology and ministry at the college, and Father Dave Beaudry, chaplain and instructor of theology at the college.