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 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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