Sister Marla Gipson was named Religious of the Year by the Knights of Columbus Council 2158 in Minster at their annual year-end banquet on Sept. 20.
Sister Marla is pastoral associate at St. Augustine Church in Minster. She is active in adult faith formation, pastoral care and outreach in the area. Sister Marla is often found each Sunday at Heritage Manor Nursing Home bringing communion to the residents. Sister Marla is a consultant at the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.
The award recognizes Sister Marla’s passion and care for the community, said Grand Knight Tim Bertke.
“I just appreciated being recognized by the people of Minster,” Sr. Marla said. “I am happy to serve in the area.”