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


      EDUCATION   

          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


CERTIFICATION

             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.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

     Teacher     
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

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

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

Director                            
2004-05      Ursuline Sophia Center, Cleveland, OH

Doula                               
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