Eleonore Villarrubia

About Eleonore Villarrubia

Born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1939, Eleonore Villarrubia is a 1960 graduate of Tulane University. She taught for 24 years in public and Catholic schools in that city, spending the major part of her career as librarian at Holy Cross Middle and High School for Boys. She was also a Spanish and history teacher, skills that proved useful in the busy high school library. She was active in the New Orleans Chapter of the Catholic Library Association for many years.

She is married to Will Villarrubia, also of New Orleans. They are the parents of three grown sons and have four grandchildren. Will and Eleonore moved to Richmond, New Hampshire in 2005 to become an active part of the lay community of Saint Benedict Center.

Eleonore is a member of the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Third Order. Her name in the Order is Sister Mary Monica.



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