Coverage Areas:  National |  South Carolina |  Aiken |  Beaufort |  Charleston |  Columbia |  Greenville |  Myrtle Beach |  Rock Hill
Menu

Dominican Sister Patricia Caulfield dies at 73

Dominican Sister Patricia Caufield

Dominican Sister Patricia CaufieldADRIAN, Mich.—Sister Patricia Caulfield, formerly known as Sister Barbara Thomas Caulfield, died Oct. 11 in West Palm Beach, Fla. She was 73 and in the 57th year of her religious profession in the Adrian Dominican Congregation.

The funeral was Oct. 19 in the congregation’s chapel and burial followed in their cemetery.

Sister Patricia was born in Hoboken, N.J., to  Thomas and Barbara Franze Caulfield. She graduated from St. Joseph Academy in Adrian and received a bachelor’s degree in home and family life from Barry College in Miami, and a master’s degree in school administration from the University of San Francisco.

Sister Patricia spent 55 years as a teacher and school administrator. She taught at St. Mary Help of Christians School in Aiken, S.C., from 1955-60.

She was principal at Holy Name School in Gulfport, Fla., for four years and assistant principal for three. She was principal for 24 years at St. Jude School in St. Petersburg, Fla. Sister Patricia also spent six years at Rosarian Academy in West Palm Beach, Fla., as the director of the lower school, and was director of faculty development for two years.

Sister Patricia is survived by two brothers: Thomas Caulfield of Rutledge, Ga., and Patrick Caulfield of Ocean Gate, N.J.; and five sisters, Nancy Martin of Pompano Beach, Fla., Beatrice Mangold of Green Acres, Fla., Theresa Massagee of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Charlotte Massagee of Belmont, N.C., and Adrian Dominican Sister Mary Ann Caulfield.

 

Memorials may be made to:

Adrian Dominican Sisters
1257 E. Siena Heights Drive
Adrian, MI, 49221





  • Diocesan Events Calendar
    View All Events
    Oct 13 Diocesan Evangelization Conference
    From the Calendar of Ethnic Ministries
    Oct 278:00 am Day of Continuing Education for Deacons
    From the Calendar of Diaconate
    Nov 1 Black Catholic History Month
    From the Calendar of African American Ministry
    Nov 1010:00 am Junta de Equipo Diocesano de Emmaus
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    Nov 1210:00 am Junta Diocesana
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    Nov 17 Diocese of Charleston Native American Catholic Heritage Celebration
    From the Calendar of Native American Ministry
    Nov 18 Vietnamese Martyrs Celebration
    From the Calendar of Vietnamese Ministry
    Dec 1 Black Catholics Heritage Celebration
    From the Calendar of African American Ministry
    Dec 15 Simbang Gabi for Filipino Catholics
    From the Calendar of Filipino Ministry
    Dec 25 Diocesan Television Christmas Special Fox 21
    From the Calendar of Ethnic Ministries
    Jan 412:00 am Class 2019 Ordination Retreat
    From the Calendar of Diaconate
    Jan 812:00 am Retiro Espiritual de Emmaus
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    Jan 1210:00 am Junta de Equipo Diocesano de Emmaus
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    Feb 911:00 am Ordination of Permanent Deacons
    From the Calendar of Diaconate