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Sister Mary Joanne Baradziej

Entered Postulancy
July 4, 1947, Immaculate Heart of Mary Convent, Buffalo, NY

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Home Parish when entering community
Sister Joanne was an aspirant at Villa Maria in Buffalo completing her HS.
Prior to that, her home parish was:
St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish, Toronto, Ontario

Current Assignment
Ministry of Prayer and Presence
Notre Dame Care Centre, Waterdown, Ontario, Canada

Teaching Certificate, Toronto Teacher's College, 1952 - 1953
BA, Medaille University, Buffalo, NY, 1961
MA, Medaille University, Buffalo, NY, 1968

Major Areas of Ministry 

  • Elementary School Teacher, 1949 - 1971
  • High School Teacher, 1971 - 1978
  • Secretary to Bishop, or Provincial Leaders, (Provincial of Oblate Fathers, and Superior General of Good Shepherd Brothers), 1979 - 2017

Most Meaningful Assignments 
Teaching high school students, and ministering for the Good Shepherd Brothers