Sister Janet Craven
Sister Jan Craven was born on January 25, 1950, in Youngstown, Ohio. Currently, she ministers as the Co-Director of Providence Spirituality & Conference Center and as Director of Shrines at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.
Sister Jan entered the Ursuline Community in Youngstown on September 15, 1968. She transferred her vows to the Sisters of Providence on July 4, 1981.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Youngstown State University and a master’s degree in theology from Fordham University. She also has a master’s degree in religion from Claremont University.
As a Sister of Providence, Sister Jan has also ministered as the Director of Postulants from 2004 to 2010.
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- Pray with Our Lady of Providence, Queen of the Home
- Grandmother taught me how love always wins
- Pouring out your heart in prayer
- 10 years a saint! Now what?
- Do you ever really know?
Sister Janet is featured in the following content on the Sisters of Providence website:
- Sisters to host Prayer for Beginners
- Volunteer opportunity spotlight: Docent this sound amazing?
- Sisters to host ‘Women and Wine at the Woods!’
- Sisters to host ‘Mindfulness and Meditation’
- Sisters to host Photography as a Form of Prayer
- Spend Sundays at the Woods!
- Sisters of Providence celebrate Jubilees
- Reflections from the 2018 Golden/Silver Jubilee Celebration
- Reflections for the local Golden Jubilee celebration
- Q and A: The new cosmology: a Providence perspective
- Sister Jan Craven
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