With joy and gratitude, we celebrate the lives and service of our sisters who are celebrating jubilee milestones this year!



James Francis Mulligan, SSJ — 75 years

Sister James Francis Mulligan, SSJ was born in Meadville, PA. She attended St. Brigid Elementary School and St. Agatha High School in Meadville. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English from Villa Maria College, Erie, and went on to … Read More

Rose Marie Chisholm, SSJ — 75 years

Sister Rose Marie Chisholm was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph from Sacred Heart Parish in Watertown, Massachusetts, on May 8, 1947, and professed her final vows in 1953. Sister Rose Marie graduated from Watertown … Read More

Ann Patrice Murnock, SSJ — 70 years

Sister Ann Patrice Murnock, SSJ, is a native of St. Michael Parish in Forest City, PA. She graduated from Forest City High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in business from Villa Maria College in Erie, PA. She entered the … Read More

Mary Arnold Tann, SSJ — 70 years

Sister Mary Arnold Tann, SSJ, is a native of Hamilton, Ohio. Her family moved to Erie, where she graduated from Villa Maria Academy. She received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Villa Maria College in Erie and earned certifications … Read More

Ricarda Vincent, SSJ — 70 years

Sister Ricarda Vincent, SSJ, is a native of Erie, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Strong Vincent High School in1949 and entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1952 from her home parish, St. Andrew’s, in Erie. She made her final profession … Read More