Are you looking to connect or re-connect with one of our sisters?  If so, this is the right place!

Search by sisters’s name, and don’t worry if you don’t know her last name — this is searchable by first name.Did you know that after Vatican II, many sisters returned to using their birth names rather than the religious names they were given when they entered the congregation? We’ve included current and former names to make your search easier. Just search by the name you remember.  

Feel free to click the Get In Touch link to send a message a sister.  If that sister is deceased, but you want to make an inquiry, send an email to (Please note: messages sent to sisters via the website may not be private — please do not include personal or confidential information.)

If you would like to make a donation in honor or memory of a sister, click here. 

Photo of Mary Kay McNelis, SSJ

Mary Kay McNelis, SSJ

Deceased Sister
Entrance Date: February 2, 1948 Final Profession: August 15, 1953 Deceased: December 20, 2020 Website: Read Sister’s Obituary


Former religious name: Sister Carmelita
Home parish: St. Andrew, Erie, PA