Sister Kate Reid, ASC

The Adorers of the Blood of Christ that I met at St. Teresa Academy in East St. Louis were on a mission to educate women—confident, competent, Catholic women. A sign in freshman homeroom said, “The true Teresan dares to be different.” This was not a girl’s finishing school; it was more like a launching pad!

That is probably why I joined the sisterhood when the desire that my life ‘make a difference’ in a bigger world stirred in me.

Our foundress, Maria DeMattias, told us our lives, like the Blood of Christ, are to be signs of God’s love poured out in ALL-embracing and empowering love.