Sister Joyce Brophy
Formerly Sister Robert Ellen
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.
Sister Joyce is featured in the following content on the Sisters of Providence website:
- Oral history: Sister Joyce Brophy, inspiring confidence in others
- Sisters of Providence celebrate Senior Jubilees
- Hospitality remains a strong charism of the SPs
- Sister Joyce Brophy
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