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Sister Ann Stephen Stouffer

Sister Ann Stephen was born on February 26, 1939 and died on December 9, 2021.

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Sister Ann Stephen was a native of Wabash, Indiana. Her final ministry was in prayer at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

Sister Ann Stephen entered the Congregation in 1960, professing first vows in 1962 and final vows in 1967.

She graduated from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College with a bachelor’s degree in education and earned her master’s degree in education from Indiana University.

Of her ministries, Sister Ann Stephen taught at St. Jude in Fort Wayne, Indiana, from 1966-1969, and also taught at St. Malachy in Brownsburg, Indiana, from 1969-1975. From 1977-1985, she taught at St. Anthony in Gardena, California, and from 1988-2007, she served as principal at St. Anthony.

She returned to the Woods in 2008.

Here is her complete ministry

In Indiana: Teacher, St. Mary-of-the-Woods Village School, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (1963-64); Teacher, St. Jude, Fort Wayne (1966-69); Teacher, St. Malachy, Brownsburg (1969-75); Director of Residential Life/Administration of Providence Hall, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (2008-2015); Volunteer, Providence Spirituality & Conference Center and Providence Health Care, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (2016-17); Residential Service Ministry, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (2017-19); Prayer, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (2019-21).

In Illinois: Teacher, St. Angela, Chicago (1964-66).

In California: Teacher, St. Anthony, Gardena (1975-85); Teacher, St. Ambrose, Hollywood (1987-88); Principal, St. Anthony, Gardena (1988-2007).


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