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Sixteenth Christendom Graduate Joins Carmelites

Christendom College alumna Kathleen Gilbert took on the name Sr. Mary Magdalene of Jesus Crucified when she said her first vows last Sunday, May 26.

studentsSr. Mary Magdalene is the fifth Christendom alumna to enter the Carmelite Monastery in Buffalo, New York.  A total of 16 Christendom graduates have joined the Carmelite Order over the years.

Here's more from the College:

Gilbert was the Salutatorian of her class and worked as a journalist for (LSN) following her graduation and up until the time of her entry into Carmel.

College alumnus John Jalsevac (’07), who worked with Gilbert at LSN, was able to attend Gilbert’s clothing Mass with his wife, Cassidy (’07), and three children.

“We were able to spend some considerable time visiting with Kathleen in the parlor afterwards,” Jalsevac said. “She seems exquisitely happy and very comfortable in her new way of life.”

The Christendom press release is available here.

Christendom College is recommended at for its strong Catholic identity.

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