Adorer of the Blood of Christ Sister M. Emmanuel Palus died Sept. 24, 2015, in Columbia, Pa. She was 91 years old.
Sister Palus professed her final vows on July 1, 1946. She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education at DePaul University in Chicago and a master’s degree in elementary education from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.
For more than 20 years, she taught in elementary schools throughout the country, including Most Precious Blood School in Rochester, where she served as a librarian, remedial tutor and confraternity of Christian doctrine teacher from 1978-79.
She also served with LAMP Ministries’ Martinique Welfare Hotel for Homeless Families and Covenant House in New York City and the Columbia Center in Columbia, Pa.
Her funeral liturgy was celebrated at St. Anne’s Retirement Community in Columbia, Pa., on Sept. 29, 2015.