St. Paul Province
The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Paul Province community is dedicated to the love of neighbor without distinction through community, spirituality and justice. Through their current ministries, community members, partners and beyond, they advocate for justice today and systemic change in the future.
Sister Mary Madonna (Alberta) Ashton, CSJ, of St. Paul, Minnesota, had a long and impressive Minnesota-based career in public service and the private sector.
A dynamic teacher, gregarious lover of people, gifted storyteller, avid Minnesota Twins fan, and woman of deep faith, Elizabeth Ann Gits was born in Marshall, Minnesota, on March 22, 1925.
Born Eugenia Anne Foley in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on December 15, 1922, Sister Ursula Foley, CSJ died peacefully at Carondelet Village in St. Paul, Minnesota on August 25, 2022.
Sister Betty Wurm, CSJ the daughter of Martin and Hazel (McAlpine) Wurm, was born September 14, 1927, in Maple Lake, Minnesota. She lived on the family farm and in town until she entered the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1949.
Kind, smart, witty and wonderfully organized, this selfless servant was born Mary Therese on November 7, 1933 to Bernard and Elizabeth Tschida, and died on the morning of December 12, 2021, at Carondelet Village in St. Paul, Minnesota.