Sr. Barbara (Barbara St. George) Collins

Sister Barbara was born in Somerville, MA, to parents Frank and Dorothy (Eagan) Collins and has two siblings. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1960, taking the name Barbara St. George. Sr. Barbara earned degrees from Emmanuel College in history and education, a master's degree in religious education/pastoral ministry from Fairfield University, and has a certificate in pastoral studies from Andover Newton Theological Institute.

Sister Barbara's Ministries


1964-70 Ascension Central Catholic High School, Worcester, MA
1970-71 St. Mary Grammar School, Cambridge, MA
1971-73 St. Monica Grammar School, Methuen, MA
1973-79 Director of Religious Education, St. Michael Parish, Exeter, NH
2001-10 Notre Dame Academy, Worcester, MA

Pastoral Ministry

1979-86 Pastoral Associate, St. Theresa Parish, Henniker, NH
1990-01 Pastoral Associate, Our Lady of the Angels Parish, Worcester, MA