Meet the Sisters

 

 

Sister Judith Murphy
Prioress
Prays for the people of St. Gertrude Parish, past and present
Contact me at jmurphy@osbchicago.org
Sister Mary Melady
Sub-Prioress & Director of Ongoing Formation
Prays for the people of St. Joseph Parish and for Holy Spirit Learning Center
Contact me at mmelady@osbchicago.org
Sister Belinda Monahan
Vocation Minister & Archaeologist
Prays for those discerning a religious vocation.
Contact me at vocation@osbchicago.org
Sister Amy Campbell
Asst. in Finance/Business Office
Prays for people of Canon City
Contact me at 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
Sister Barbara McCarry
Assists in Monastery
Prays for the staff of Queen of All Saints Parish, past and present
Contact me at 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
 
Sister Benita Coffey
Oblate Team Director & Social Justice Promoter
Prays for St. Margaret Mary Parish
Contact me at bcoffey@osbchicago.org
 
Sister Ann Sharp
Assists other Sisters in St. Joseph Court
Prays for the staff of St. Joseph's Court
Contact me at 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
Sister Callista Kaley
Liturgical Music Director
Prays for all church musicians
Contact me at 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
 
Sister Hilary Halpin
Director of British Infant School & Massage Therapist
Prays for the people of St. Hilary Parish
Contact me at 773.764.2413 x312
 
Sister Jane Smith
Chauffeur for Monastery & Registrar for SSA, Canon City, CO
Prays for all refugees to our country
Contact me at jsmith@osbchicago.org
 
Sister Joan Gannon
Assist with St. Joseph Court confessor's schedule
Prays for the people of St. Jerome Parish, past and present
Contact me at 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
Sister Judith Zonsius
Office Manager at St. Gertrude Parish, 
& Misericordia Volunteer
Prays for Uncle Pete Ministries and for the alumnae of St. Scholastica Academy, Chicago
Contact me at jzonsius@osbchicago.org
Sister Kathleen Maloney
Pastoral Associate, St. Peter Parish, Skokie
Prays for the people of St. Peter Parish, and Archdiocesan school administrators
Contact me at 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
Sister Margarita Walters
Assists in Finance/Business Office
Prays for all contemplative communities
Contact me at 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
 
Sister Marilyn Hattrup
Coordinator of Community Lists for Liturgical Functions
Prays for our doctors, living and deceased
Contact me mhattrup@osbchicago.org
Sister Mary Frances Schermerhorn
Portress & Bookkeeper for British Infant School Prays for our family members, living and deceased
Contact me at 773.764.2413 x276
Sister Patricia Cielinski
Administrative Assistant,
St. Scholastica Monastery
Prays for people in food services & catering
Contact me at 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
 
Sister Patricia Crowley
Board Member of Monastic Interreligious Dialogue, ISP Retreats
Prays for all involved in Communio Internationalis Benedictinarum.
Contact me at pcrowley@osbchicago.org
Sister Susan Kilduski
Monastery Library Coordinator, Volunteer with Buglers Across America
Prays for interfaith relations and for an end to violence in our society
Contact me at skilduski@osbchicago.org
Sister Victoria Marconi
Ministry of Correspondence, Assists at St. Joseph Court
Prays for the Sisters of St. Joseph Monastery & our monastery's benefactors
Contact me at 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
Sister Vivian Ivantic
Assist Community Archivist
Prays to our deceased sisters for guidance in community decision-making
Contact me at 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
 
Sister Johnette Sawyer
Assistant to Dir. of St. Joseph Court
Prays for families of UNO Charter School
Contact me at 7430  N. Ridge Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
Sister Karen Bland
Executive Director of Grand Valley Catholic Outreach
Prays for the staff & those served by Grand Valley Catholic Outreach
Contact me at 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
Sister Margaret Ann Holtz
Assists in St. Joseph Court
Prays for all our employees
Contact me 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
 
Sister Mariella Hathorn
Director of Infirmary
Prays for sisters formerly of St. Joseph Monastery in St. Mary's, PA
Contact me at 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
Sister Mary Ann O'Ryan
Treasurer for Community
Prays for the people of St. Symphorosa Parish & Archdiocesan Pastoral Council
Contact me at 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
 
Sister Mary Susan Remsgar
Psychiatric Social Worker, Colorado Mental Health Institute
Prays for all suffering from mental illness
Contact me at 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
Sister Patricia Coughlin
Community Secretary, Supervisor at Center for Religion & Psychotherapy,
Writer at Catholic Climate Covenant
Prays for graduates of ISL
Contact me at 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
Sister Rita Nowak
Monastery Grounds Coordinator
Prays for greater respect for our earth and those who care for it
Contact me at 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
 
Sister Susan Quaintance
Director of the Center for Life & Learning at 4th Presbyterian Church 
Prays for Benedictine women in formation
Contact me: squaintance@osbchicago.org
Sister Virginia Jung
Pastoral Counselor &
Community Archivist
Prays for the people of Rogers Park and those served by Providence Family Services
Contact me at 7430 N. Ridge Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645 or follow my blog.
Benedictie vocation
We saved a place for you!
If you think God may be calling you to religious life, we have been praying for you to join our community.
Contact our Vocation Minister at 773.338.7063 or vocation@osbchicago.org