In Memoriam

Sister Maureen Lawrence McDermott, IHM, Ph.D. became superintendent of secondary schools for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia six years ago, previously working as the principal of Bishop Shanahan High School in Downingtown. Since she began teaching in 1982, Sister McDermott has worked in a variety of Catholic elementary and high schools. Sister recently announced her retirement from the Archdiocese due to health concerns.
With deep sadness, we share that Sister Maureen passed away yesterday, November 17, 2021, as a result of her illness. Please join us in praying for the happy repose of her soul and in asking that God comfort all those in mourning. We are grateful for the gift of Sister’s life and her tireless dedication to Catholic education. May she rest in the peace of the Lord.
Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her.