Sister Mary Ellen
Sister Mary Ellen Brinovec, OSU, MA
Member of the Ursuline Community of Cleveland
       General Council, Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland


          1965-70      Ursuline College, Cleveland OH
                                       BA Biology
                                        Education Gr. 7-12

          1974-78      Cleveland State University, Cleveland OH
                                        MA Biology

          1983-89      Boston College, Boston MA
                                        MA Pastoral Counseling

  2003-05     Gestalt Institute of Cleveland
                                         Becoming a Better Intervener


             2004-05      Dona International
   Doula Certification

Mary Ellen Brinovec, OSU, a member of the Cleveland Ursulines since 1964, has spent 20 years in education as teacher and administrator.

Sr. Mary Ellen has more recently dedicated part of her ministry to conducting pilgrimages to Italy, retracing the steps of Ursuline foundress, St. Angela Merici.

Empowering the charism of women religious has been Mary Ellen's sustaining vision.


1972-76      St. Jerome School,   Cleveland OH
               1976-83     Villa Angela High School, Cleveland OH

      Pastoral Minister      
1983-89      St. Ann Parish, Cleveland Hts. OH
1989-90      St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Cloud Florida
              1990-94      St. Patrick, Cleveland OH

Family Minister                
1994-95      St. Mary of the Assumption, Cleveland OH

1995-01      St. Mary of the Assumption School, Cleveland OH

Development Director      
2001-04      Ursuline Sophia Center, Cleveland, OH

2004-05      Ursuline Sophia Center, Cleveland, OH

2004-08      MetroHealth Medical Center,
  University Hospitals of Cleveland

Campus Minister             
2006-08      Saint Martin de Porres High School Cleveland, OH

General Council             
2008-          Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH