Sr. Mary (Mary St. Jerome) O’Connell

Sister Mary was born M. Claire O’Connell in Boston on March 7, 1932, to parents Jerome and Nora (Coyne) O’Connell. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1950, taking the name Sr. Mary St. Jerome. She took her first vows in 1953 and perpetual vows in 1958. She lives, in Ipwich, MA.

Sister Mary's Ministries


1950-1953, 1963-1967 St. Augustine’s Andover, MA
1959 St. Augustine School, South Boston, MA
1964-1966,1968 St. Mary School, Lynn, MA
1969-1972 Our Lady of the Angels, Worcester, MA
1972 Our Lady of the Presentation School, Brighton, MA
1977-1983 St. Mary School, Beverly, MA
1983 Blessed Sacrament, Cambridge, MA