September 1, 2017

Brownsburg native professes perpetual vows as religious sister

Sister Solanus Casey Danda, center, poses on July 11 in St. Theresa Church in Corpus Christi, Texas, with her parents, Richard and Katherine Danda, and her brother, Father Sean Danda, after professing perpetual vows as a member of the Society of Our Lady of the Trinity. (Submitted photo)

Sister Solanus Casey Danda, center, poses on July 11 in St. Theresa Church in Corpus Christi, Texas, with her parents, Richard and Katherine Danda, and her brother, Father Sean Danda, after professing perpetual vows as a member of the Society of Our Lady of the Trinity. (Submitted photo)

Criterion staff report

A young woman who grew up in St. Malachy Parish in Brownsburg and is a graduate of Cardinal Ritter Jr./Sr. High School in Indianapolis recently professed perpetual vows as a member of the Society of Our Lady of the Trinity.

Sister Solanus Casey Danda professed vows on July 11 at St. Theresa Church in Corpus Christi, Texas, where the religious order is based.

She is the daughter of Richard and Katherine Danda, and brother of Father Sean Danda, pastor of St. Michael Parish in Brookville and St. Peter Parish in Franklin County.

A 2002 graduate of Ritter, Sister Solanus went on to study at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Steubenville, Ohio, where she graduated in 2006.

She joined the Society of Our Lady of the Trinity in 2008 and professed first vows in 2012.

In her time in the order, she has ministered or received formation in North Dakota, New Mexico and the state of Washington. Following her profession of perpetual vows, Sister Solanus Casey began ministry at Most Holy Redeemer Parish in Detroit.

(For more information about the Society of Our Lady of the Trinity, visit www.solt.net.)

 

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