Sr. Maria Cieslinski of the Precious Blood was born Maria (Pauline Frances) Cieslinski to Boniface and Alice Klinski Cieslinski on September 28, 1942 in Bay City, MI. Sr. Maria entered the MSBTs on September 4, 1960 and initially took the name “Sr. Maria Goretti.” She made her final profession on March 25, 1968. During her 60 years as an MSBT, Sr. Maria served in Alexandria LA, Harrisburg PA, Ebensburg PA, Southington CT, Brooklyn NY, Bound Brook NJ, Savannah, GA, Philadelphia PA, Wilmington DE, Mobile AL and Bay City MI. Sister Maria’s ministries include Catholic Social Services in a number of roles, AIDS ministry, and Family Finders to name a few. Sister currently is missioned in Bay City MI assisting families in need.