Sister Helen Mary Haigh

Contact: chairofgovernors@thorntoncollege.com

Sister Helen Mary was appointed Provincial Superior by the General Council of the Congregation in March 2010 and formally assumed the responsibilities on 23 May 2010. Her mandate was renewed for a further 4 years until September 2020. She is now responsible for the communities in England, Lebanon and Syria. Previously, Sister Helen Mary was Charity Administrator for six years. She had worked for several years as a teacher in the Congregation’s schools in Ipswich and London before going to the community in Damascus, Syria. She worked for twelve years in Damascus and Lebanon, as a teacher and subsequently as a principal in the school near Beirut. Sister Helen also served as a general councillor with responsibility at an international level for overseeing the formation sector of the Congregation.