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2018 Jubilarians: Sisters of Providence of St. Mary-of-the-Woods (SP)

Sister Joan Mary Schaefer

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Sister Joan Mary Schaefer


Birthplace: Cicero, Ill.

Entrance: 1948

Final profession: 1956

Education: Bachelor’s in education, St. Mary-of-the-Woods College.

Master’s in education, Ball State University, Muncie, Ind.

Service in the archdiocese: Principal, Our Lady of Providence, St. Louis, 1969-75

Service outside the archdiocese: Ministered in Massachusetts, Indiana and Illinois

Currently ministers in residential services at St. Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.

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