Sister Clare Bass, who entered the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 2010, made her perpetual vows on March 30 at a Mass at the St. Louis province motherhouse.
Originally from Biloxi, Mississippi, Sister Clare is a graduate of Mississippi State University with both a bachelor’s degree in political science a master’s in public policy and administration. She is currently working on a master’s in social work at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and hopes to be a child and family therapist.
Clare is passionate about social justice and is a member of our community’s Racial and Cultural Justice Committee.
“I am humbled by the great love and support of God, my family and the Sisters of St. Joseph, and friends along the way who have all helped me reach this momentous life occasion of professing final vows,” Clare says. “My heart is filled with gratitude for all of life as I take this next step.”