Sister Joanne was born in Lowell, MA, to parents John and Ann (Sleison) Sullivan. She has one brother. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1970. Sister earned a degree in English and education from Salem State University and a master's degree in Counseling from Fairfield University. She lives in Andover, MA.
Sister Joanne's Ministries
1973-75 St. John School, Peabody, MA
1975-85 St. Mary School, Lawrence, MA
1985-92 St. Gregory School, Dorchester, MA
1992-95 St. Clare School, Roslindale, MA
1998-Present St. Patrick School and Educational Center, Lowell, MA (Principal)