Sister Catherine St. John Byrne (1931 – 2020)

Sister Catherine St. John was born Anne Byrne, and entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1949.

While most Sisters were missioned to places geographically close to their province centers, Sister Catherine St. John served at schools in Massachusetts, Iowa, California and Hawaii.

She spent 14 years in Hawaii, and in 1959 was one of the founding Sisters of the Star of the Seas Schools.

Sister Catherine St. John passed away on November 18, 2020.



St. Joseph School (Dartmouth St.), Boston, MA
Notre Dame Schools, Honolulu/Pearl Harbor, HI
St. Dunstan Elementary School, Millbrae, CA
Notre Dame School, Des Moines, IA
St. John the Evangelist School, North Beverly, MA
St. Joseph Regional Catholic School, Salem, NH