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Sister Joyce Brophy

Formerly Sister Robert Ellen


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Sister Joyce is a native of Joliet, Ill. Currently, she ministers in prayer at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

Sister Joyce, formerly Sister Robert Ellen,  entered the Congregation on July 22, 1947 professed final vows on Jan. 23, 1955.

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

She’s been a teacher, a principal, and also worked for the Congregation as a mistress of postulants, director of scholastics, and an assistant vice president for development.

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