Meet Sr. Anastasia Thibodeaux...
Place of Birth: Cecilia, Louisiana
Anniversaries: 25th in 1960; 50th in 1985; 60th in 1995
Elementary and High School Teacher in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and Diocese of Beaumont; Diocesan Director of Religious Education in Beaumont; Pastoral Ministry/Diocesan Pastoral Board in Beaumont; Vicar for Religious, Galveston-Houston; Chairperson for Catechist Formation - State of Texas; Congregational Formation Director and Council Member; Directed Choir for National Charities Convention, Jones Hall; Chaired T.V. Talk Show for Catechist Formation; Incarnate Word Associates Director; Retreat Director; Volunteer at Kolbe and Diocesan AIDS Ministry; Spiritual Director.
Recipient of the National Catholic Youth Award, Beaumont; 1981-82 Sabbatical in "Spirituality & Retreat Direction" Focus in Ministry; Vicar Seminar in Rome; Jubilees (50th & 60th) Trip to the Holy Land and France, respectively.
My favorite Scripture passage is...
"Be strong in the Lord
and in His great Power."
My life principles are...
Gentle with others and with self.
Looking for and finding the good.
Encouraging others to stretch, to reach their full potential.
Recognizing the connectedness of all creation.
Sr. Anastasia with Pope John Paul II Vicar Seminar in Rome, 1985
Sister Anastasia's 75th Anniversary of Religious Profession
with Sisters Mary Brendan and Mary Grace (60 years)