The Sisters of Mercy of the Holy Cross, Merrill, Wisconsin, have announced a new Leadership Team that will take office on June 17, 2012.

The team, identified through a congregational discernment process and confirmed in elections on April 1, includes Sister Pat Cormack, provincial; Sister Mary Anne Rose, Sister John Marie Simien and Sister Kathy Lange, councilors.

Sister Pat Cormack was elected provincial, and has worked as Associate Director for Business & Finance for the Leadership Conference of Women Religious since 2007. She previously served as provincial for the USA Province from 2000-2006.

Sister Mary Anne Rose has served on the leadership team since 2009. She has worked at Bell Tower Residence Assisted Living in Merrill, WI, since 1991 and is currently the Director of Resident Services.

Sister Kathy Lange is currently Pastoral Associate in Clio, Michigan, where she has served since 2003.

Sister John Marie Simien has served as Formation Director since 2007 for the Holy Cross Sisters and as an instructor for students with learning disabilities.