Associate Highlights

Welcome new associates!

Margaret Cardinal Clor
Harbor Beach, Mich.

Margaret-1Margaret’s associate ceremony took place Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Ida, Mich. Mary Frances Uicker, IHM, served as her vowed companion on the journey of preparation to become an IHM Associate. Margaret holds a bachelor’s degree from Marygrove College. She served as an elementary teacher at Our Lady of Lake Huron School in Harbor Beach; at Harbor Beach Community School and at Huron County Rural Schools. Currently, she serves as a lay minister for the Saginaw Diocese, working in the areas of music, adult education and death/dying. She is a member of Holy Name of Mary Parish in Harbor Beach.


Linda J. Williams

Monroe, Mich.

williams.lindaLinda’s associate ceremony took place in the Motherhouse Chapel. Marian Harvey, IHM, served as her vowed companion on the journey of preparation to become an IHM Associate. Linda holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Detroit and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Michigan. She is a retired medical social worker, serving at Oakwood, Garden City and North Ottawa Community Hospitals; at Mercy Health Partners (Muskegon); at Hospice of Michigan, Hospice House of Holland and home care agencies. She currently ministers as a volunteer with the IHM Sisters, Friends of Companion Animals and Area Agency on Aging.


Ruth A. Meiring

Carleton, Mich.

Meiring_Ruth75Ruth’s associate ceremony took place in the IHM Motherhouse Chapel. Carol Quigley, IHM, served as her vowed companion. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a master’s degree in educational leadership, both from Eastern Michigan University. She served as a teacher at St. Mary Elementary School in Monroe and currently ministers as principal at St. Patrick School, Carleton. She is a member of Divine Grace Parish, also in Carleton.