Mary Emma Rainwater Lensing was inurned during a June 18, 2016, ceremony at Subiaco Abbey. She died June 14. The Funeral Mass was celebrated June 17 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in North Little Rock. A long-time teacher and principal in North Little Rock and Pine Bluff Catholic schools, she then served as President of the Subiaco Academy Board of Trustees.
The Subiaco Abbey Columbarium is a repository for the ashes of people who have been cremated. The columbarium is situated adjacent to the Abbey cemetery where the monks are buried. The chapel itself is dedicated to the monastery’s patron saint, Our Lady of Einsiedeln,