MILWAUKEE, Wis. – More than three dozen School Sisters of St. Francis of the United States Province will celebrate milestone anniversaries of service as women religious in 2021. One sister celebrating a milestone is Sister Rose Hacker, currently serving at Sacred Heart Southern Missions in Walls.
Sister Rose Hacker was born in Pratt, Kansas. She received a bachelor of arts degree in biology from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas; a master of arts degree in biology from Wichita State University in Kansas; and a master of arts in pastoral ministry from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. In the Diocese of Jackson, Sister Rose served as a researcher/teacher at the University of Mississippi in Oxford (1983-1987) and since 2017 has served as pastoral assistant at Sacred Heart Southern Missions in Walls/Olive Branch.
In the Archdiocese of Omaha, sister taught at Ryan High School in Omaha (1981-1982) and served as a researcher/teacher at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha (1987-1988).
In the Diocese of Sioux City, Iowa, Sister served as a pastoral minister at Sacred Heart Parish in Spencer (1990-1996) and Sacred Heart Parish in Boone (2005-2017).
In the Diocese of Dodge City, Kansas, Sister served as pastoral minister at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Dodge City (1996-1998).
In the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Sister served as pastoral minister at St. Gregory Parish in Maryville, Missouri (1998-2005).
Cards and donations in honor of sister’s years of service may be mailed to sister’s attention, c/o Jubilee Committee, School Sisters of St. Francis, 1545 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53215.