Psalm 105…. “Oh give thanks to the Lord, for He is good, for His steadfast love endures forever.” These words from Psalmist echo my sentiments of gratitude for these 60 years of many blessings.
I was born the youngest of four children to Clara and Clarence Erno. We were raised on a farm in New Lothrop where we all shared the chores of caring for the animals and harvesting crops. We remain a very close-knit family, and I am grateful for their life-long support.
I attended St. Michael’s school at Maple Grove from sixth grade on where I was taught by our Sisters. They definitely were an inspiration to me and started me on the road to following in their footsteps as a Sister and teacher. After graduation from high school I entered Marywood, finding it hard to leave behind the family; even though
I was only 100 miles away, it felt like I was across the ocean in another country. Upon graduation from Aquinas College, I started my teaching career at St. Mary’s in Hannah, followed by St. Boniface and Holy Rosary in Bay City, St. Mary Magdalen in Melvindale, St. Francis in Traverse City and lastly Catholic Central in Grand Rapids. Math has been the focus of most of my teaching career and it gives me the greatest pleasure. During all these years the wonderful experiences and lasting memories of working with so many students, teachers, administrators and parents have been truly a blessing.
2022 – 68 Years a Sister
Pray for our youth to pursue a religious vocation
Srs Robert Ann Erno, Marguerite Kool, Patrice Konwinski, and Jean Kramer
Sr. Robert Ann Erno received an Apostolic Blessing from Pope Francis in 2014. Bishop Walkoviak of the Grand Rapids Diocese presented the award.