MOUNT ANGEL — Holy Names Sister Jane Hibbard was installed as the pastoral administrator of Queen of Angels Monastery this spring. Benedictine Sister Joella Kidwell, president of the Federation of St. Gertrude, presided at the blessing and installation.
The Federation of St. Gertrude is a congregation of 12 monasteries across the United States and Canada. Queen of Angels Monastery has been a member of the federation since 1952.
Sister Jane has spent years in elementary schools and religious community leadership.
Her appointment is continuing the reorganization of the Benedictine Sisters’ monastery, to meet the current and future needs of the sisters.
She will particularly assist the monastic community in the areas of the sisters’ health care and daily living needs.