December 9, 2023
Sister Barbara Younger (center) with her siblings after professing final vows.

Sister Barbara Younger, OSB, professed perpetual monastic vows at the Benedictine Sisters of Mother of God Monastery Chapel in Watertown November 16. Her family and all of the monastery’s sisters were in attendance.

Sister Barb grew up in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and later served as a director of faith formation and youth minister in the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee for 20 years.

She is currently the information technology and communications director for the Mother of God Monastery.