Thursday, 06 June 2013 12:35
On Sunday, May 12, 2013, Sr. Helen Ridder and Sr. Helen Lindsey celebrated 60 years as Adorers of the Blood of Christ at the ASC Wichita Center. They made their first vows on July 1, 1953 and final profession on July 1, 1958.
Sister Helen Lindsey, ASC, was born August 13, 1929 in Guthrie, Oklahoma to Archie and Doris (Rinehart) Lindsey. She received a BS from Benedictine Heights in Guthrie, Okla., and MFA from the Catholic University of the Americas in Washington, DC.
Sister Helen’s ministry has been in education and art serving as a teacher at: All Saints in Wichita, Kansas, 1953-1956 and St. Mary’s in David City, Nebraska, 1956-1959.
Sister Helen was an art instructor at Sacred Heart College in Wichita, Kansas, 1959-1976. When Sacred Heart became Kansas Newman College, she continued as an assistant professor of art from 1976 to 1981. She also served as a core member of Midbar Spirituality Cneter during these years.
From 1989 - 2004 Sister Helen was the Coordinator of the Harvest House Forever Learning Institute in Wichita, Kansas. She is currently living Mission in Later Life at the ASC Wichita Center.