Sister Maria Inviolata, SMDG, is a member of Ave Maria Parish (St. Denis) in Lexington, Michigan. Sister has a Bachelor’s degree from City University of Bellevue, Washington, general studies, and a Master’s Degree from Gonzaga University in education.
Sister Maria currently serves as Director of Parish Life and Pastoral Administrator at Ave Maria Parish. She prepares/edits a weekly column in the church bulletin for her parishioners.
Sister first learned of the good work of the Catholic Community Foundation of Mid-Michigan while working with St. John Neumann Educational Grants. It was exciting for her when St. John Neumann projects were funded by CCFMM every year the grants were offered.
The Sisters of Our Mother of Divine Grace are Sister Maria’s family, and, as a religious sister, she has a great love for Truth.