Sister Joelle Mauer, SCSC observes 60th Jubilee

Sister Joelle Mauer, SCSC, is observing her 60th year as a Holy Cross Sister. Sister Joelle grew up in the Poniatowski area of Marathon County, daughter of the deceased Joseph and Helen (Braun) Mauer. She made her First Profession as a Holy Cross Sister June 19, 1951 and currently works with the poor in Owensboro, KY.

Sister served as Director of Vocations for the Holy Cross Sisters’ USA Province, headquartered in Merrill; worked over 20 years in religious education and parish music including 15-plus years in rural Louisiana; established and served in the Office of Worship in the Diocese of Baton Rouge, LA; was director of music and liturgy for St. Ambrose Cathedral in Des Moines, Iowa; served as a senior housing facility director and was coordinator of the senior Holy Cross Sisters at Bell Tower Residence in Merrill, as well as liturgical musician in Holy Cross Chapel.

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