A Philadelphia native and Sister of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 66 years, Sister Eleanor Augustine entered the congregation in 1947 and professed her first vows in 1950.
Earning a bachelor’s degree in biology from Villanova (Pa.) University and a master’s degree in chemistry from Fordham University in New York City, she ministered primarily in education, spending many years teaching science.
She also taught at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in Essex, her lone assignment in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
Sister Eleanor Augustine moved to Assisi House in 2008, where she served in prayer ministry.
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