Sr. M. Clarissa Tenbrink, ASC A'42, SHC '56

Sr. M. Clarissa Tenbrink, ASC A'42, SHC '56

Sacred Heart College (1954-1972)

Sr. M. Clarissa Tenbrink died Nov. 7, 2010, at the Wichita Center in Wichita, KS.  She was 85; 69 of her years were lived as a professed Adorer of the Blood of Christ.  During more than 55 years of education ministry Sr. Clarissa served in many capacities.  She was a classroom teacher, ASC supervisor of Education, high school principal, instructor of parish religious education teachers, and diocesan superintendant of schools.  She claimed, " It is through education based on the values of Jesus Christ that we can nurture in young people an awareness and compassion for a troubled world and prepare them to contibute time and talent toward the alleviation of poverty, opression, injustices and abuse."

Sr. Clarissa encouraged, motivated and inspired many people.  She will be greatly missed.  Sending our sympathy to the Tenbrink family and the ASC family she loved.