Sister Marita Law was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Law; she was born in Stanberry, MO on April 20, 1935. She entered religious life at Mount St. Scholastica, Atchison, Kansas in 1954. In 1965, Sister Marita transferred her vows to the Benet Hill Monastery thus becoming a charter member of the Benedictine community.
She continued her education and received her doctoral degree from the University of Arizona, Tucson in 1990. As a teacher she encouraged her students to continue their education and to develop their gifts. She taught in the elementary and secondary schools of Iowa and Colorado. Her later teaching career included: Benet Hill Academy, Colorado Springs; University of Arizona. Tucson; and Jarvis Christian College, Hawkins, Texas.
Sister Marita is remembered as a kind, prayerful, dedicated community member. Let us remember Sister Marita with loving prayer and gratitude.