Sister Camilla Harant, D.C., dies

By Catholic Review Staff

A funeral Mass for Daughter of Charity Sister Camilla Harant was offered Dec. 27 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg. Burial followed at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Emmitsburg. Sister Camilla died Dec. 20. She was 98.

A native of Baltimore, Sister Camilla entered the religious order in 1938. She celebrated 75 years as a Daughter of Charity Dec. 2.

Sister Camilla served as assistant treasurer of the Emmitsburg Province from 1960 to 1970 and as its treasurer from 1970 to 1983. 

From 1984 until 2005, she ministered at St. Joseph Provincial House in Emmitsburg as special projects director, assistant administrator and administrative assistant at Villa St. Michael in Emmitsburg. 

From 2010 until her death, Sister Camilla served in the ministry of prayer.

Her ministry also included serving, in administrative roles, at a group home and hospitals in Michigan, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., and Florida.

She earned a bachelor’s in secretarial science from the former St. Joseph College in Emmitsburg. 

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