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Sister Ruth Johnson

Formerly Sister Joseph Maurice

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Sister Ruth, formerly Sister Joseph Maurice, is a native of Cambridge, Mass. Currently, she ministers as a fiber artist and volunteer at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence.

Sister Ruth entered the Congregation on Feb. 2, 1950. She professed final vows on Aug. 15, 1957.

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 Duke University.

Sister Ruth has ministered in Illinois, Massachusetts, North Carolina, New Hampshire and Indiana.

Sister Ruth Johnson (formerly Sister Joseph Maurice)

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Chicago: Teacher, Maternity BVM (1952-55)

Chicago: Teacher, St. Francis Borgia (1955-57)

Chicago: Teacher, St. Francis Borgia (1957-61)

Chicago: Teacher, St. Mark (1961-63)

Chelsea, Mass.: Teacher, St. Rose (1963-65)

Fayetteville, N.C.: Teacher, St. Ann (1965-67)

Fayetteville, N.C.: Principal, St. Ann (1971-72)

Rochester, N.H.: Teacher, St. Mary (1972-74)

Malden, Mass.: Teacher, Cheverus (1974-76)

Portsmouth, N.H.: Teacher, Lady Isle (1976-86)

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.: Driver, Sisters of Providence (1986-87)

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.: Driver, Church Environment, Sisters of Providence (1987-2004)

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.: Driver, Volunteer, Sisters of Providence (2004-07)

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.: Fiber Artist, Volunteer, Sisters of Providence (2007-present)

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