Sister Mary Teresa Bettag, a novice for the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity visited the Franciscan Sisters in West Point from January 1-12. She is a graduate of Silver Lake College of the Holy Family in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. She was born in Colorado, however she has lived in Sheboygan, Wisconsin for many years.
After graduating from Silver Lake College of the Holy Family in 2015 and following some time of discernment, she entered the postulancy of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity. Now she is a novice which translates to a Sister in training.
Sister Mary Teresa enjoyed shadowing the Franciscan Sisters at their various ministries during her stay in West Point. She had the opportunity to speak to the majority of students at Guardian Angels Central Catholic School about her call to religious life. As she spoke to the students, she reminded them of the importance of listening to what God’s dream is for them, as well as their own dreams.
Sister Mary Teresa is one who enjoys adventure. She joyfully played hockey with the eighth grade students, she went for walks around West Point and she was generally helpful to the Sisters with their ministries, as well as at the convent.