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Sharon Holland.

Sr. Sharon Holland, a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) is a Roman Catholic teaching order for women. The order is headquartered in Monroe, Michigan, USA. History , a canon lawyer who was one of the first women to become a capo d'ufficio, or section chief, at a major Vatican agency, has received the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice The Holy Cross Pro Ecclesia Et Pontifice is an award of the Roman Catholic Church. The English translation of Pro Ecclesia Et Pontifice is "For Church and Pope", and is also known as the "Cross of Honour"[1].  Cross, a papal honor recognizing her service to the church. Until her retirement in June, Holland had spent 21 years as a section chief at the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life.

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Date:Aug 7, 2009
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