Sr. Gilbert CMC (General Council4)
Sr Gilbert was born on 9th June 1937 in Ettumanookaran family as the 7th child of Mr. P.S. Jacob and Aleykutty Jacob at Muttuchira Parish in Pala Diocese. She made her first profession on 10th April 1957 and final profession on 10th April 1960.
She acquired a graduation in Bsc Nursing from Kentucky Nursing College, U.S.A. in the year 1964. She also attended a ten month course in Carmelite spirituality at Jyothi Bhavan, Kalamassery in the year 1989-90
After her nursing studies she worked in Ranigiri Hospital as a staff nurse for 11 years at intervals, she worked at Mao, Manipur from 1969 to1972 and worked at St Johns Medical College, Bangalore from 1973 to1974. She worked for 15 years as nursing tutor at different Nursing Schools, 9 years as Administrator of Ranigiri Hospital, Thudanganadu and Carmel Medical Centre, Pala and 6 years as medical General Councillor from 1998 to 2003. Now she teaches the BSS students at Ranigiri Hospital from 2008 onwards.
When she was the Administrator of Carmel Medical Centre, Pala the hospital bagged an award in 2005 as one of the three best Pollution Controlled Hospitals under 200 beds from Kerala State Pollution Control Board.
The great leadership and revival brought about in the field of nursing apostolate of the Congregation by Sr Gilbert is really commendable. It is with great appreciation that we remember her who is always graceful, self-confident, clear in vision, affectionate to all, generous, punctual and prayerful.