January 8, 2021

Sister of Providence celebrated jubilee of religious life in 2020

Another Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods celebrated her 60-year jubilee in 2020.

Sister Ann Stephen Stouffer, a native of Wabash, Ind., entered the congregation on Feb. 2, 1960, and professed perpetual vows on Aug. 15, 1967.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and a master’s degree in education from Indiana University.

In the archdiocese, Sister Ann Stephen served at the former St. Mary-of-the-Woods Village School in St. Mary-of-the-Woods (1963-64) and St. Malachy School in Brownsburg (1969-75). She also served at schools in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Ind., and in Illinois and California.

Sister Ann Stephen served as director of residential life and as administrator of Providence Hall at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods from 2008-2015, and volunteered in residential service ministry at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods from 2016-2019.

She currently ministers in prayer at the motherhouse. †

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