2019 Jubilarian – Therese (James Marie) Kearney

Sister Therese Kearney attended the University of Detroit from 1945-1948. She entered the IHM community in 1948 and was received in 1949.

She earned her Bachelor of Music degree from Marygrove College in 1954 and her Master of Education degree from Wayne State University in 1967.

1950-1951     Hall of the Divine Child – Monroe: music

1951-1952     Gesu – Detroit: music

1952-1953     Hall of the Divine Child – Monroe: music, applied, instrumental

1953-1956     St. Agnes – Detroit: music, grades six-eight; choral, high school/grade four

1956-1957     St. Anne – Warren, Mich.: grades two-six, music, social studies, art

1957-1958     Epiphany – Detroit: grade five

1958-1960     St. Felicitas – Chicago: music, choral, voice, organ, piano

1960-1964     St. Monica – Mobile, Ala.: grades three, six

1964-1969     Immaculata High – Detroit: studio music, choral, piano, organ, English

1969-1970     Monastery of St. Alphonsus Liguori – Liguori, Mo.

1970-1971     Sacred Heart – Dearborn, Mich.: music grades one-12

1971-1972     St. Thomas Aquinas – Detroit: school music educator/parish music director

1972-1975     St. Kevin Parish – Inkster: music director, organist

1975-1976     St. Cecilia – Detroit: Learning Resource Center director

1976-1982     Detroit Board of Education: Learning Resource Center coordinator

1982-1985     Detroit Board of Education: teacher/music

1985-1987     St. Gerald Parish – Farmington: ministry of music

1987-1993     Residence – Detroit: musician, liturgist

1993-1996     St. Anthony Academy – Belleville: music educator

1996-2000     Mack Educational Services – Grosse Pointe: music educator

2000-2016     Freelance Music Educator

2016-2017     Volunteer, Homelessness

2017-             Prayer and Presence