Sister Elizabeth Lyons Bain, S.S.N.D.

By Catholic Review Staff
A funeral Mass for School Sister of Notre Dame Elizabeth Lyons Bain was offered July 25 in the chapel at Villa Assumpta in Towson. Her brother, Father Daniel Bain, a retired priest for the Diocese of Richmond, was the celebrant. Sister Elizabeth died July 21. She was 76.
A native of Virginia, Sister Elizabeth entered the Daughters of Charity in 1959. She transferred to the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1984.
As an educator, Sister Elizabeth served at Seton High School in Baltimore in the 1970s and at Notre Dame Preparatory School in Towson from the mid-1980s to 1990. 
She also served in Washington, D.C., Virginia and South Carolina.
Sister Elizabeth served as a pastoral minister in Honduras from 1990 to 1991.
After she returned to the U.S., Sister Elizabeth ministered in adult literacy at St. Veronica in Cherry Hill from 1991 to 1997 and served as an instructor at the Caroline Center in Baltimore from 2002 to 2009.
Sister Elizabeth moved to Villa Assumpta in Baltimore in 2009. Two years later, she moved to Maria Health Care Center.    
Sister Elizabeth earned a bachelor’s degree in science from the former St. Joseph College in Emmitsburg and a master’s degree in mathematics from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

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