Sister Karen Joseph
Hometown: Olean, New York
Testimonial Quote: I love my monastic life and being a Benedictine. The Rule of St. Benedict with its emphasis on prayer and community is the perfect lifestyle for me.
Entrance Date: September 8, 1967
First Profession Date: July 1, 1970
Perpetual Profession Date: July 26, 1975
Position: Spirituality Ministry
• Monastic studies - St. Johns, Collegeville, MN
• Monastic leadership
• Spiritual direction
Present Ministry: Retreats, Presentations and Spiritual Direction; Chauffeuring Companion
Other Interests: I love the outdoors and all of nature, including animals.
What attracted me to this community: I loved their life of prayer and the wonderful, happy spirit of community life.