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Sister Rita Clair installed as Clyde prioress

Sister Rita Clair installed as Clyde prioress - (11-07-2017)

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PHOTO: Sister Dawn Annette Mills, OSB, prioress general of the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (left), formally installs Sister Rita Clair Dohn, OSB as prioress of the Clyde, Missouri, monastery during a ceremony on July 11.

Benedictine Sister of Perpetual Adoration Rita Clair Dohn, OSB was formally installed for an additional term as prioress of the Congregation’s Clyde, Missouri, monastery during a ceremony on July 11, the Solemnity of St. Benedict.

Sister Rita Clair has served as Clyde prioress since 2013. Originally from South Dakota, Sister Rita Clair earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology and history from Northern State College in Aberdeen, South Dakota, and was a case worker for child protection services before entering the monastery. She also served as a team leader for the American Benedictine Formation Conference.