Sister Joann Quinkert
Formerly Sister Joan Margaret
Sister Joann, formerly Sister Joan Margaret, entered the Congregation on January 6, 1949. Currently, she ministers in residential services and outreach at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.
Sister Joann entered the Congregation when she was 17. Since joining the community, she has filled many roles, including ministering as a principal, hospital chaplain, outreach worker, teacher and librarian and also time in the prison ministry.
She graduated from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College with a bachelor’s degree in education, and also has a master’s degree in education from Indiana State University.
Of her ministries, she served as principal at St. Philip Neri in Indianapolis from 1970-76, and also ministered as the Director of Catholic Social Ministry for Edmundite Southern Missions in Selma, Alabama, from 1992-2001.
Sister Joann is featured in the following content on the Sisters of Providence website:
- Sisters of Providence celebrate Senior Jubilees
- Prisoners & Probationers of Conscience
- Sister Joann Quinkert
- Three Sisters of Providence arrested in Georgia for participation in non-violent protest at Army base
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