sister mary kay hadican

50th Jubilee

Sister Mary Kay Hadican, baptized Mary Kathleen, was born in St. Louis, Mo. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1963 and was received into the novitiate in 1964 as Sister Thomas Denise.  She received a bachelor’s degree in social studies from Fontbonne College in 1970 and a master’s degree in religious education from Seattle University in 1974.  She received a certificate in theology from the Jesuit School of Theology in 1992.

In the St. Louis Archdiocese, Sister Mary Kay taught at Our Lady of the Presentation Grade school in 1972.  She served as the religious education coordinator in the early 1970s at Saints John & James Parish and then at Our Lady of the Presentation Parish. In 2002 Sister served her CSJ community as a Province Leadership Team member for six years.  She was the Catholic identity advisor to the Most Holy Trinity School from 2010-2012.  

Sister Mary Kay taught at St. Thomas More Grade School in the late 1960s in Kansas City. She served the Jefferson City Diocese as the Religious Education Regional Consultant for five years and then served 10 years at the Columbia-Newman Center in Columbia, Missouri as a pastoral associate.

In 1994 she served at St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, first as the mission integration manger and the executive vice-president for mission prior to serving on the province leadership team from 2002-2008

Sister Mary Kay currently serves as a member of Ascension Health, Nazareth Living Center Board of Trustees and Foundation Board and she volunteers at Most Holy Trinity Catholic School.

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