Sister Mary Ellen Auffert
Sister Mary Ellen (Mary Savio) ministered in elementary education in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri. She also served as head teacher for 12 of those years in Nebraska.
She was audio visual director, worked in campus ministry and oversaw housing at Benedictine College. Her ministry took her to Brazil for 11 years, where she provided catechetical formation for teachers, managed a book store and created a catechetical library for the parish schools.