Dominican Sister of St. Cecilia Mary Esther Potts is one of seven Dominican sisters who celebrated their silver jubilee this summer.
Sister Potts, a native of Bardstown, Ky., made her first profession of vows on Aug. 9, 1996.
She has served as a teacher in Tennessee, Virginia, Louisiana, Missouri and Maryland. Sister Potts has also ministered in various capacities in Vatican City and in Bracciano, Italy. She currently serves as a librarian at Aquinas College in Nashville, Tenn.
Her parents, Joseph and Marian Potts are members of the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral in Bardstown.
A Mass honoring the jubilees was celebrated at St. Cecilia Chapel in the St. Cecilia Motherhouse in Nashville.