Sister John Martin Ebrom, CDP, (Mary Edith) entered eternal life on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at the age of 97 in McCullough Hall Nursing Center, San Antonio, Texas. Mary Edith was born April 9, 1925 in La Vernia, Texas. She answered God’s call to become a Sister of Divine Providence, at age 26, on June 22, 1952, and professed first vows on June 22, 1953.
She moved to Alexandria in 1986 to serve as the Director of Catholic Community Services for the Diocese of Alexandria where she was involved with the Shepherd Center, Hope House, Family Counseling Agency, CLASS and the Homeless Coalition. She was very involved in prison ministry and working with the disadvantaged. She returned to San Antonio 12 years later and became the Director of Crisis Intervention at Catholic Charities.
Services were held at Annunciation Chapel at Our Lady of the Lake Convent Center, San Antonio, TX on Friday, April 29, 2022.
In lieu of flowers, you may wish to make a memorial contribution to the Sisters of Divine Providence, 515 S. W. 24th Street, San Antonio, TX 78207-4619.