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Sister Joan Petersen



(Formerly Sister Mary Harold)

Sister Joan has enjoyed teaching at St. Jerome, St. Mary (Mentor), St. Clare, St. Malachi, St. William, and Holy Cross schools; serving in pastoral ministry/religious education at St. Basil the Great Parish; serving as the Eastern Region Religious Consultant and Film consultant for the diocese, and ministering among the Native Americans at Ft. Belknap Reservation in Montana. Most recently, she served as Director of Mission for the Ursuline Sisters. Officially retired since 2018, Sister Joan continues to serve in numerous volunteer ministries.