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Sister Nancy Nolan

Formerly Sister Jean Paula


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Sister Nancy is a native of Galesburg, Illinois. Currently, she ministers in prayer at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

Sister Nancy, formerly Sister Jean Paula, entered the Congregation on February 2, 1955. She professed final vows on August 15, 1962.

She graduated from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College with a bachelor’s degree in education. She also has a master’s degree in education from the University of Illinois and her MPS in Pastoral Studies from Loyola University.

Sister Nancy taught at St. Philip Neri and directed in Religious Studies at Saint Ann Parish. She was also the Congregation’s General Superior from 1986 to 1996.

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