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The Passing of Sr. Evelyn O'Boyle, PBVM

The Passing of Sr. Evelyn O'Boyle, PBVM
Sr. Evelyn O'Boyle, PBVM
Our beloved Sr. Evelyn O'Boyle, PBVM, has died peacefully passing into life with the Good Shepherd on June 21, 2017. Sr Evelyn was one of the early pioneer catechists of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd in Phoenix, Arizona and her homeland, Ireland. In 1960 Sister Evelyn was missioned to the United Sates and spent the following 57 years serving the Church in Arizona. She taught at parochial schools in Globe and in Mesa prior to serving as director of religious education in Mesa and in Phoenix. She also ministered as a spiritual director and retreat director. Artistically and musically talented, Sister Evelyn studied and taught the Suzuki violin method. She created beautiful pieces of Carrickmacross lace. Sr. Evelyn considered her most significant achievement the development of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, in the diocese and beyond.